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Echota Mission

 
 
Echota Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 35° 28.023′ N, 83° 16.457′ W. Marker is in Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolfetown Road (U.S. 19) and Keener Cabin Road, on the right when traveling west on Wolfetown 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. Keener Craft Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); 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
Echota Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
 
Echota Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 13, 2022
3. Echota Mission Marker
Echota Mission image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
4. Echota Mission
Echota Mission image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 18, 2008
5. Echota Mission
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on May 16, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4, 5. 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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Aug. 19, 2022