[Photograph of print shop where was published, New Echota, Gordon County, Georgia, 1975]

Collection:
Vanishing Georgia
Title:
[Photograph of print shop where was published, New Echota, Gordon County, Georgia, 1975]
Date of Original:
1975
Subject:
Cherokee Indians--Georgia--New Echota
Newspaper publishing--Georgia--New Echota
Newspaper buildings--Georgia--Gordon County
Architecture--Georgia--New Echota
Business--Georgia--New Echota
Location:
United States, Georgia, Gordon County, 34.50336, -84.87575
United States, Georgia, Gordon County, New Town, 34.53064, -84.90578
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
New Echota, 1975. The print shop where <i>The Cherokee Phoenix</i> was published. In 1825 New Echota was designated the capital of the Cherokee Nation. On February 21, 1828 the first issue of (i)The Cherokee Phoenix(/i) was published. It was the first Indian newspaper to be published in the country. Elias Boudinot was the editor. Since Sequoyah had devised an Indian alphabet, the articles appeared both in Cherokee and in English. In 1976 the restored village of New Echota, located northeast of Calhoun, was named a National Historic Landmark.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_vang_gor127
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/do:gor127
Rights Holder:
Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.
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Holding Institution:
Georgia Archives
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