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Sequoyah Statue / W. L. Hillhouse

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Sequoyah Statue
W. L. Hillhouse
Native American; Cherokee
1850 - 1900
gelatin silver process
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Inscribed, "Confederate and World War Memorial, Calhoun, GA." under image on recto; Inscribed, "The Sequoyah statue may be seen through the archway in front. The triangular Memorial Park stands at the north limits of town Calhoun, Ga. about fifty-five miles south of Chattanooga where the Chatsworth road leads off from the Chatta-Atlanta Highway. Two miles on the Chatsworth road to the east of this statute is New Echota, the last capital of the Cherokees east of the Missippi [sic]. This was designed and built by W.L. Hillhouse, of Calhoun, Ga. in 1927, and was paid for by the Calhoun Woman's Club. Made of Stone Mountain granite. -Robert Sparks Walker, July 20, 1937." on verso.
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