New Echota | Kids Out and About Atlanta

New Echota

1211 Chatsworth Highway NE
Calhoun , GA , 30701
Phone: 706-624-1321
34° 32' 25.674" N, 84° 55' 18.138" W
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New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic “Trail of Tears” officially began. Today, visitors can see 12 original and reconstructed buildings, including the Council House, Court House, Print Shop, Missionary Samuel Worcester's home, and an 1805 store, as well as outbuildings such as smoke houses, corn cribs and barns. In the visitor center, guest can purchase souvenirs, books, music, plus view interpretive exhibits and a 17 minute film. Nature trails leads visitors to New Town Creek and a small beaver pond.


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Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

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