- Vanishing Georgia
- [Photograph of print shop where was published, New Echota, Gordon County, Georgia, 1975]
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- Cherokee Indians--Georgia--New Echota
Newspaper publishing--Georgia--New Echota
Newspaper buildings--Georgia--Gordon County
- United States, Georgia, Gordon County, 34.50336, -84.87575
United States, Georgia, Gordon County, New Town, 34.53064, -84.90578
- 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.
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