Chief John Ross

Chief John Ross (HM2EHD)

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N 34° 58.856', W 85° 17.098'

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On May 29, 1963 the grand lodge of Georgia, Free and Accepted Masons, with M. W. Brother Ralph A. Perry, Grand Master, presiding, dedicated the restored John Ross House, home of John Ross, principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (1828-1866) and illustrious freemason. This famed house, built in 1797, is almost as old as the republic itself. Principal speaker for this historic occasion was illustrious brother Luther A. Smith, Sovereign Grand Commander, ancient and accepted Scottish rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A.

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The Educational and Historical Commission
Grand Lodge of Georgia, F. & A. M., 1964
Year Placed1964
Placed ByEducational and Historical Commission, Grand Lodge of Georgia, F. & A. M
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Date Added Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656544 N 3872272
Decimal Degrees34.98093333, -85.28496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 58.856', W 85° 17.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 58' 51.36" N, 85° 17' 5.8799999999999" W
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