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New Echota Cemetery

 
 
New Echota Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. New Echota Cemetery Marker
Inscription. On the hilltop, 100 yards to the south, is the cemetery for the village of New Echota. The marked graves are those of Pathkiller, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation until his death in 1827 and a colonel in Morgan's regiment in the War of 1812, and Harriet Gold Boudinot, born in Connecticut in 1805, wife of Elias Boudinot, editor of the Cherokee Phoenix. One of the unmarked graves is that of Jerusha Worcester, infant daughter of Samuel and Ann Worcester, the mission family at New Echota.
 
Erected 1962 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-30.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 32.009′ N, 84° 54.488′ W. Marker is in Calhoun, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Newtown Church Road 0.1 miles north of Newtown Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calhoun GA 30701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Tears (approx. half a mile away); Historic Site in Journalism (approx. half a mile away); Cherokee Indian Memorial
New Echota Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
2. New Echota Cemetery Marker
This view was taken from across the road. The gravel road is private, the trail is on the other side of the marker, in a small break in the trees. You can park just to the right of the gravel drive.
(approx. half a mile away); New Echota (approx. half a mile away); New Echota Ferry (approx. half a mile away); Sequoyah (approx. 1.6 miles away); Calhoun War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Calhoun, Ga, May 18, 1864. (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calhoun.
 
Also see . . .  Pathkiller's two burial sites. A question of where Pathkiller is actually entombed. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWar of 1812
 
New Echota Cemetery Trail image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
3. New Echota Cemetery Trail
This is the path that leads to the cemetery. It's just a short walk. The markers would be to your left.
New Echota Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
4. New Echota Cemetery
This is the view as you approach the cemetery. The house in the background is a private residence.
New Echota Cemetery-Pathkiller Tomb image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
5. New Echota Cemetery-Pathkiller Tomb
This is the tomb of Chief Pathkiller.
New Echota Cemetery-Pathkiller Tomb image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
6. New Echota Cemetery-Pathkiller Tomb
Closer image of the tomb and headstone.
New Echota Cemetery Marker-Boudinot image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
7. New Echota Cemetery Marker-Boudinot
This is the memorial and stone to Harriet Boudinot.
New Echota Cemetery Marker-Jerusha Headstone image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
8. New Echota Cemetery Marker-Jerusha Headstone
Headstone for Jerusha Worcester, infant daughter of Samuel and Ann Worcester.
New Echota Cemetery View image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, October 11, 2008
9. New Echota Cemetery View
This view shows all of the graves at the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,874 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 18, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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