New Echota: Cherokee National Capital
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 32.458 W 084° 54.574
16S E 691829 N 3824124
Quick Description: Location of many important Cherokee Tribe actions.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2006 3:46:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMD14
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 94

Long Description:
The sprawling town of New Town which had stood here since 1819 was designated the seat of government for the new Cherokee Nation in a legislative act of 1825 and it was renamed New Echota for a former principal town in Tennessee. In its short history New Echota was the site of the first Indian language newspaper office, a court case which carried to the U.S. Supreme Court, one of the earliest experiments in national self-government for an Indian tribe, the signing of a treaty which relinquished Cherokee claims to lands east of the Mississippi, and the assembly of Indians for the removal west.
Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: Not listed

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