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.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2006 10:51:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMD32
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 27

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.
Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: 064-30

Date: 1962

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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