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Museum opening late for Forum on Ice field trips

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NOTICE:

The museum will feature a special exhibit entitled, “Style with Substance: The Designs of Frankie Welch” during regular hours of operation from November 2, 2019 through February 29, 2020. Visitors will still be able to view our 9-minute video that tells the history of the house as well as use our tour brochure to learn about Major Ridge and Cherokee history, but the entire lower floor of the house will focus on Frankie Welch for the duration of the exhibit.

RIFF Hosts Special Screening of To Kingdom Come

RIFF is hosting a special screening of last year’s Audience Award for Feature Films – To Kingdom Come – in preparation for…

The Ridge Report: Fall Edition

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New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site Honors Native American Heritage Month

New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site Honors Native American Heritage Month

With the autumn season upon us, one of northwest Georgia’s local gems, New Echota-Cherokee Capital State Historic Site in Calhoun,…

The Ridge Report: Summer Edition

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One Book Many Voices and Chieftains Museum Announce Topic for Fall 2019 Writing Contest

One Book Many Voices and Chieftains Museum Announce Topic for Fall 2019 Writing Contest

One Book, Many Voices in Rome is proud to partner with Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home to announce the topic for…

Heritage Arts Summer Camp in Cave Spring this June

Heritage Arts Summer Camp in Cave Spring this June

New Echota Trades Day on Saturday, May 4th

New Echota Trades Day on Saturday, May 4th

Experience the sights and sounds of 19th century life at New Echota on Saturday, May 4th from 10:00am-4:00pm. Demonstrators will provide a glimpse of what life was like at the Cherokee Capital.

The Ridge Report: Spring Edition

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