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New Echota Historic Site


Sunday, February 5, 2023

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join our annual Georgia Historical Society sponsored event including free admission, museum exhibits/film and a self-guided and Ranger Guided Tours of the historic Cherokee Capital. See copies of the Cherokee Phoenix Newspaper printed on the 19th century Printing Press and enjoy a cup of refreshment at Vann's Tavern. Explore New Town Creek Trail. 706-624-1321.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

New Echota Star Party
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 7 PM to 8 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a special program about the night sky! Visitors can view the night sky through a telescope while learning about telescope and planisphere operation, the importance of the night sky, constellations, and traditional Cherokee lore regarding the stars. Please contact the office to reserve a spot and stay up to date on weather cancellations. Program Admission: Children: $3.25/person under 6 years of age Youth: $5.00/person 6-17 years of age Adults: $7.00/person 18 years and older Seniors: $6.50/person 62 years and older 706-624-1321.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, May 6, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, May 6, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, June 3, 2023

National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for National Trails Day at the historic Cherokee Capital. Ranger guided hike along New Town Creek Trail will provide visitors with opportunities for Cherokee history, trail education and wildlife viewing.. Bring binoculars for this 1.5 hour, low difficulty hike providing great birding opportunities along New Town Creek and Pond Trail. Regular admission prices: Adults: $7.00 Seniors: $6.50 Youth: $5.50 Children 5 and under: free 706-624-1321.
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National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for National Trails Day at the historic Cherokee Capital. Ranger guided hike along New Town Creek Trail will provide visitors with opportunities for Cherokee history, trail education and wildlife viewing.. Bring binoculars for this 1.5 hour, low difficulty hike providing great birding opportunities along New Town Creek and Pond Trail. Regular admission prices: Adults: $7.00 Seniors: $6.50 Youth: $5.50 Children 5 and under: free 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, July 1, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, August 5, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, Aug 5, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, September 2, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, Sep 2, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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Saturday, October 7, 2023

Take Flight Hike
Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Ready to let your dreams of outdoor adventures take flight? Join New Echota State Historic Site at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month from April-October for a series of Interpretive hikes focusing on the ecology of birds, bats, and pollinators. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
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