The Story of Euchella

Cherokee Chief

Cherokees in Alabama

The site of an old Cherokee town, Euchella, was located near Turkeytown, Alabama, about halfway between Weiss Lake and Gadsden. The once Cherokee town, Gvna-digaduhvyi, lies under the water of a lake.

Euchella was a Cherokee warrior who had a band of about one hundred followers. He first attracted attention to the United States Government during the Cherokee troubles when his band of…

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