New Echota Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 32.011 W 084° 54.489
16S E 691977 N 3823301
Quick Description: Cemetery for New Echota, Capital of Cherokee Nation. Damascus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2007 7:41:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM2VA0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 23

Long Description:
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.

Contains less than 25 graves.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed

Approximate number of graves: Not listed

Cemetery Status: Not listed

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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