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Echota Mission

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
1. Echota Mission Marker
Inscription. Methodist. Maintained by Holston Conference for Cherokee c.1840-1885. School established 1850. Missionary's house Stands 50 yards north.
 
Erected 1977 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-45.)
 
Location. 35° 28.023′ N, 83° 16.462′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on U.S. 19 0.2 miles east of Old Mission Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Tears (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 2.6 miles away); Long Hair Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nimrod Jarrett Smith (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cherokee Veterans Park (approx. 2.7 miles away); William Holland Thomas (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oconaluftee Indian Village (approx. 3 miles away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cherokee.
 
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Echota Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
2. Echota Mission Marker
Echota Mission image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
3. Echota Mission
Echota Mission image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
4. Echota Mission
 
 
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