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- affiliated with -
Henderson County Genealogical
& Historical Society, Inc.
We are a project team of the HCGHS, working on the History of the Etowah Valley
828-772-1932 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have a story, a photo or memorabilia to share or to place in the archive?
Help tell the story of Etowah.
History Display at the Library
The Etowah Train Station, aka "the Depot"
& How Etowah Got Its Name
PLEASE HELP IDENTIFY THIS ETOWAH VALLEY HOME. EMAIL, email@example.com
Community Projects - to date
1. ETOWAH HERITAGE DAY
October 19, 2019
2. "Etowah Treasures" Display at Etowah Library
September 3 - November 2, 2019
2. History Display at the Etowah Library, 2016
3. Website for Etowah Valley History, est. 2014
4. Thomas-Fletcher Historic Cemetery, since 2014
Mowing etc, March - September
Wish List: new fence,
outdoor bench &/or two chairs, side table
E t o w ah
Translation: " tribal town "
From the Creek / Muskogee Native American word
e t a l w a
To learn more:
How Etowah Got Its Name
This website is dedicated to Etowah and the surrounding mountain valley
To explore, preserve, and celebrate the history and heritage of this community along the French Broad River and Little Mountain, aka "Misty Mountain" (elevation 2420 ft) in western Henderson County, North Carolina.
Today's internet technology brings opportunity to record and share information. This website is an educational and research endeavor that will discover more over time through ongoing study and reaching out to elders and others in Etowah and beyond.
We strive to offer true information, facts, memories, and interesting content for your enjoyment.
Explore the Etowah valley, the mountains, the waters, the people, and the winding road of History from the early days of pioneer settlement.
Thank you for visiting.
Material on this website is collected from various research sources, organizations, individual and family contributions. Additional material is original to the website. It is the nature of research that sources do not always agree, that new information arises over time, and the story is told anew. This work is intended to complement and weave into the fabric of other similar, ongoing heritage activities for Henderson County.
With respect, every effort is made to present information in a factual, balanced, and fair manner.
Any possible misrepresentation of fact, mistake, or harm is not intentional
and may be addressed by contacting the website.
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