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Gordon County Historical Markers

New Echota Cemetery


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: New Echota Cemetery
  • Location: South of Ga 225 on Newtown Ch Rd, just west of New Echota

NEW ECHOTA CEMETERY

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.

064-30 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1962