Junior Ranger Day at New Echota-Cherokee Capital
EVENT TITLE: Junior Ranger Day at New Echota-Cherokee Capital
DATE: Saturday, July 31st
TIME: 10:00am-12:00pm and 12:30pm-2:00pm
New Echota State Historic Site
1211 Chatsworth Hwy 225 N
Calhoun, GA 30701
Located off I-75 at Exit 317- 1 mile from the interstate.
COST: Included with regular park admission
Admission to the park is:
$5.50 (children) $6.50 (adults over 62) $7.00 (adults) (5 and under are free)
Come to New Echota State-Cherokee Capital on July 31st for our Junior Ranger Day. The Park staff will present activities that will help you complete our Junior Ranger booklet and earn the New Echota Junior Ranger Badge. Activities include blow dart making, pinecone birdfeeders, and an archeology activity. Activities will be from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 12:30pm-2:00 pm.
New Echota was the Cherokee National Capital from 1825-1838, and is a designated National Historic Landmark, has been nominated as a Traditional Cultural Property and is certified site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. The park has information on maps and history concerning the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and efforts to mark the Trail of Tears throughout North Georgia.
For more information on this and other programs occurring at a state park near you, call 706-624-1321, or go to gastateparks.org
INFORMATION: 706-624-1321 or www.GeorgiaStateParks.org