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New Echota

Opens in 4 min: 09:00 - 17:00
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This was when I was younger.

This place was great! Lots of stuff to see and do. Gives you a chance to see what life was like... read more

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105JamesM
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Chatsworth, Georgia
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Trail of Tears

I have heard of New Echota for many years but this was my first visit. It was interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
YcnanGA
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Savannah, Georgia
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1211 Chatsworth Highway Northeast, Calhoun, GA 30701
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was great! Lots of stuff to see and do. Gives you a chance to see what life was like back then. Need to make sure you check that it’s open. Parking is okay but will fill up fast.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 105JamesM
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I have heard of New Echota for many years but this was my first visit. It was interesting to see the re-creation of the settlement, and such a heartbreak to learn how badly the Cherokee were treated by the governments of Georgia and the United...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YcnanGA
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Many have heard of the Native American Indians, but all too few know how advanced some were, especially the Cherokee. New Echota is where a historic Cherokee town has been reconstructed with Rangers and other workers on hand teach visitors about residents in a bygone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim L
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful State Historic Site. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the New Echota history. His talk was entertaining and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pioneer607654
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

For people who enjoy history, this was a great way to look into how Cherokee Indians lived along side the white man until we stole their land and ran them out of Calhoun. So cool that they printed a newspaper that was delivered all around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sophia T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Mostly self guided tour. The movie gives you some background but not nearly enough. Walking trail not well marked and not for elderly. A must see so this tragic part of our history is not forgotten.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ibrocky2
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is a big place- 3/4 mike walk and 12 buildings to explore. I was with my mom and 5 daughters and we purchased a GA state historic site annual pass for $50 instead of paying $41 for us all to enter. Learned a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 213alyssac
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The film and museum are informative, but the recreated town is the main attraction. Of course, many of the buildings are not original, or if they are were moved from elsewhere. Still, you do get a sense of what life was like in the early...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I was thoroughly impressed with the buildings and details of this place.A must see if traveling through northwest Georgia.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gentleman88888
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The State Park Museum was excellent but the real museum/memorial was outside. I felt as though I was walking on hallowed ground. It is a big park with a lot of information. Visit as early in the day as you can just because of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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$7 per adult, $6.50 for seniors age 62 and up, $5.50 for kids (age 6-17)
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