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New Echota Historic Site

New Echota Historic Site, near Calhoun, was the capital of the Cherokee nation from 1825 to 1838. The site consists of a modern museum, the print shop where The Cherokee Phoenix (a Cherokee-English bilingual newspaper) was printed, restored Cherokee tavern, the Council House, and more.

For more information, call 706-624-1321 or visit:

New Echota


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Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns
c/o Historic Preservation Division
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
2610 GA Hwy 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Telephone: 770.389.7864
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