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Paddling Through Cherokee History on the Etowah (6 Miles)

  • Aug 4, 2013 · 1:30 PM


Join CRBI, The Cherokee County Historical Society, Upper Etowah River Alliance and Georgia River Network for this special day and evening on the Etowah River near Canton Georgia. This event features a tour of historic Edgewater, the circa 1922 home of A.L. Coggins, a six-mile paddle on the Etowah River featuring Native American fish weirs and other historic sites and a dinner at "The Rock Barn" the historic horse barn that now serves as the headquarters of the Cherokee County Historical Society. This is one of Georgia River Network's "Hidden Gems" paddles.

When: Sunday, Aug. 4, from 1:30-8 p.m.

Where: Edgewater and The Historic Rock Barn on Marietta Hwy (Ga. 140) in Canton and the Etowah River

Why: To have a great time learning about Cherokee County history and the Etowah River. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cherokee County Historical Society, Upper Etowah River Alliance (UERA) and CRBI. CRBI and UERA are working with local governments and other stakeholders to create the 160-mile-long Etowah River Water Trail.

How: To reserve your ticket to this special event, please use the registration form below. Suggested donation is $75 or $130 per couple. Price includes canoe or kayak rentals, dinner, drinks, tours, a chance to win a new recreational kayak, a copy of the recently published Etowah River User's Guide and a year's membership in each participating organization. SPACE IS LIMITED.

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  • Bobby M.

    Good food, nice crowd and a beautiful day! The Rock Barn is a great place!

    August 5, 2013

  • LeeAnn

    Gotta work instead--bummer.

    August 3, 2013

  • Kim

    I have spoken with Joe about this

    August 1, 2013

  • Robin W.

    I'm Greg Walling's *1

    July 14, 2013

  • Cara M.

    Unfortunately, I have a conflicting commitment.

    July 3, 2013

  • Mike M.

    Before anyone asks this is an easy paddle with nothing more than CLASS 1 (if that) moving water.

    2 · July 3, 2013

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