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Cherokee in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative Americans.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deer Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 2.6 miles away); Blue Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Paint Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Museum of the Cherokee Indian (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wild Potato Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 2.6 miles away); Long Hair Clan (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 818 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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