NEW ON THE WEBSITE:
1950s - Hatheway Floral Company
1954 Etowah High School students
Civil War Union Monument erected 1985
HISTORY DISPLAY ~ ETOWAH LIBRARY
The Etowah Train Station, aka "the Depot"
& How Etowah Got Its Name
SUBMIT A HISTORY PROJECT
Community suggestions welcome.
Please submit your idea via website
CONTACT FORM. Thank you!
- HELP WANTED -
Thomas-Fletcher Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Road
Vehicle access provided from gate on Pleasant Grove Road, then a short drive up to cemetery
1. Volunteer with lawnmower
2. Volunteer with gas-powered string trimmer
Cuts begin April through October, about 1.5 hrs to complete the work. Cuts are every two weeks during June, July, Aug.
Flexible schedule, working with two other volunteers,
John & Leslie Martino.
Please call Leslie @ 828-772-1932 - Thank You
April 2, 2018, Monday
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Etowah Library
In Partnership with
Henderson County Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc.
We are an informal group working on Etowah's History.
Would you like to participate?
Call, email, come to a meeting.
828-772-1932 ~ email@example.com
Click here for tax-deductible donation
to Etowah Heritage projects -
Supported by community donations. Thank you!
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS - to date
1. History Display at the Etowah Library
2. Website for Etowah Valley History
3. Thomas-Fletcher Historic Cemetery
wish list: 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
To explore, preserve, and celebrate the history and heritage of
this mountain valley 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 down-home interesting content for your enjoyment. Explore the Etowah valley, the mountains, the waters, the Native Americans of the region, 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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