New Echota Historic Site


Sunday, February 10, 2019

Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Free Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
In cooperation with the Georgia Historical Society, this free-admission day encourages visitors to tour the museum, watch the 17-minute film in the visitor center and join the park rangers and Friends of New Echota volunteers for a tour of the historic buildings, grounds and nature trails at New Echota. 706-624-1321.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Guided Lantern Tour
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Tour New Echota State Historic Site by lantern light. See the park from the perspective of an 1800s visitor and see the park after dark. This event has limited space. Call the park to reserve your spot. $7 - $9. 706-624-1321.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Living History Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Enjoy the sounds, taste and smells of yesteryear. Tours of historic buildings will be available and demonstrations of life skills common at the time of the Trail of Tears will be demonstrated. Park rangers, a visiting Cherokee artist and Friends of New Echota volunteers will bring the early 19th century Cherokee Nation capital alive again. $5.5-$7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Introduction To Archery
Saturday, May 11, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow and a recurve bow. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors, learn something new! Good for ages 8 and up (depending on strength level). $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

New Town Creek Trail Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Check out New Town Creek, Tarvin's Pond and historic New Echota-Cherokee Capital. Wear walking shoes, dress for the weather, bring your binoculars and come along as we join millions of people around America celebrating National Trails Day. Fee includes tour of historic New Echota and the museum. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Introduction To Archery
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow and a recurve bow. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors, learn something new! Good for ages 8 and up (depending on strength level). $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Cherokee Stories and Legends
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
A Cherokee story teller will be sharing stories and legends from Cherokee History. This will be a great event for visitors of all ages. $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Junior Ranger Day
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Come to the park and join a park ranger as they led activities designed to help you earn your Junior Ranger badge. The activities will vary depending on the day. $5.50 - $7.00 706-624-1321.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Introduction To Archery
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow and a recurve bow. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors, learn something new! Good for ages 8 and up (depending on strength level). $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kid's Day at New Echota State Historic Site
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
New Echota State Historic Site will be offering different activities all day long for kids of all ages. Come and experience what life was like during the 1800s. Activities include: quill pen writing, finger weaving, corn husk dolls, fire-starting and many more. Free with admission. 706-624-1321.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Come to the park and join a park ranger as they led activities designed to help you earn your Junior Ranger badge. The activities will vary depending on the day. $5.50 - $7.00 706-624-1321.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day and Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join the park staff and Friends of New Echota volunteers at the park. Every year the park service designates a day where volunteers can give back to their local state park. Please wear your work clothes, bring your water bottle, gloves and pack a picnic lunch. Scouts and other groups need to call the park office to reserve a project. 706-624-1321.
Archeology Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The Archeobus is a traveling emissary of the Society for Georgia Archeology will be making a stop at the park. During your visit you can participate in informal programs which include touring the bus, working on puzzles and other exploration programs. The day will include a presentation by a state archeologists. This program is good for all ages. $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join staff, Friends of New Echota volunteers and special Cherokee guests as the historic Capital of New Echota comes alive with living history demonstrations, tours, games and music. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.