Cherokee Homecoming – July 14

This year, marks 180 years since the atrocity known as “The Trail Where They Cried” (The Trail of Tears). The Friends of New Echota request the honor of the Cherokee people’s presence at the Old Cherokee Capital known as New Echota State Historic Site in Calhoun, Georgia on July 14 from 10 a.m. – 4… Continue reading Cherokee Homecoming – July 14

Visit New Echota for FREE on Feb. 11

Located in Calhoun off I-75/Exit 317 is New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site. New Echota was the capitol of the Cherokee Nation from 1825 until the forced removal of the Cherokees in the 1830s. Abandoned for over 100 years, New Echota now serves as an important landmark and testimony to the rich history of… Continue reading Visit New Echota for FREE on Feb. 11