Historic Markers Across Georgia



New Echota Cemetery



Marker ID: GHM 064-30
Location: South of Ga 225 on Newtown Ch Rd, just west of New Echota
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 32.009    W 084° 54.488
  34.533483    -84.90813
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMD32
New Echota Cemetery Marker  



Text:

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 Worseter, the mission family at new Echota.

GHM 064-30 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISION 1962



 

 

064-30