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New Echota Historic Site

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Hidden : 05/12/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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New Echota Historic Site

Cache information:

Steward: Shilo
Park: New Echota Historic Site
Cache type: Multi
Difficulty: 1.5
Terrain: 2
Cache Description: This is a 3 stage multi cache.  You must visit each stage posted in the additional waypoint section below.  At each stage you will gather a part of the 4 digit combination that unlocks the ammo can that is placed at the posted coordinates.  (Inside the museum).   

You will take a .5 mile walk into history. The historic site is open from 9AM-5PM, Thursday - Saturday. There is an admission of $4.50 - $6.50 +tax for this site. Group rates are available with advance notice or free with a 'Friends of GA State Parks and Historical Sites' membership. You will need 20-30 minutes to visit all the stages and open the Geocache.

Paper and a writing instrument will prove useful as you gather information for the combination. This Geocache will be visited by non/new geocachers.  It's recommended that you don't leave trackables in the Geocache.

Stage 1.  Look at the sign, or look in front of you and count the buildings in this Cherokee Farmstead. The number of buildings =”D”.

Stage 2.  Look at the sign to determine how many Legislative/Judicial Districts were in the Cherokee Nation. The number of districts =”C”.


Stage 3.  In 1828, Georgia had how many newspapers? The number of newspapers =”AB”.

The combination for the lock on the Geocache is “ABCD”. If you trade for items from the geocache, remember to trade for something that is of equal or greater value.

Hours:
Wednesday-Saturday / 9AM-5PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


FACILITIES:
Self-Guided Tour - brochure & map
Visitor Center and Film
Gift Shop
1-Mile Nature Trail
Coosawattee River Fishing and Boat Ramp
Cherokee History / Genealogy Research Library
Bus Parking
Admission:
- $7.00 Adults
- $6.50 Seniors (62+)
- $5.50 Youth (6-17) (plus tax)
Group rates available with advance notice.


Georgia State Parks History Trails:

The History Trail is the coolest new phase of the GeoTour. For starters, there are 14 new historic sites and parks. Thirteen of these sites -- including this one -- are Multi-Caches, where you'll visit a number of locations (solving clues) that will give you the secret combination to open the geocache. Inside you'll find new prizes: History Trading Cards! New Sites, New rules, new prizes... but still the same fun and adventure of Georgia State Parks GeoTour. So whether you're a first-time or a seasoned pro, you can "Get Out. Get Dirty. And Get Fit" in a Georgia State Park today!


How to Hit the History Trail:

The History Trail crosses the entire state and features 14 new Historic Sites and Historic Parks! Each site has multiple locations that you will need to visit in order to solve several clues. Once they are solved and you’ve figured out the secret combination, to unlock the geocache, you’ll collect your History Trail Trading Card. (Please take only one.The card corresponds to the site and the historic group to which it belongs. Each historic group has multiple cards (Native Americans has 4 cards, Forts has 3 cards, Historic Homes has 2 cards, Plantations has 3 cards, Museums/Battlefields has 2 cards.) When you’ve completed a set (either by visiting or trading) you can turn them into a Ranger to receive your custom souvenir tokens! Since there are 5 historic groups, you can collect all 5 souvenir tokens!

State Parks Information:

For informantion on GA Parks Geocaching: GaParksGeocaching.com
Park:(706) 245-6270
Lodges/Cabins/Yurts/Camp Reservations: (800) 864-7275

Special Thanks:

Special thanks to the Georgia Geocaching Association and member Shilo

Disclaimer to New Geocachers:

Please join us in playing! Anyone who observes and obeys the rules as stated on Geocaching.com is welcome. Please do not remove the container from the office. The real treasure is solving the clues by visiting various locations on the site, figuring out the combination of the locked geocache, and sharing news of your find with everyone else online! Paper and a writing instrument will prove useful as you gather information for the combination. This geocache will be visited by non/new geocachers alike, and it's recommended that you do not leave trackables in the geocache. If you take something from the geocache, PLEASE leave something of equal or greater value for others to find and enjoy. We ask that you do not leave money in the state geocaches. Thanks.
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