1790 John Ross 1866

1790 John Ross 1866 (HMO8K)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37402 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 3.387', W 85° 18.681'

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John Ross was the grandson of John McDonald and the son of Daniel Ross natives of Scotland and partners in a trading post established at Ross's Landing. He dedicated himself to the education of the Cherokee Nation. JOHN ROSS is called the greatest of the Cherokee chiefs, although only one-eighth Cherokee. He served as principal chief from 1828-1866.

He fought against the removal of the Cherokees from this region, ultimately leading them on the Trail of Tears journey to Oklahoma in 1838.
HM NumberHMO8K
Series This marker is part of the Trail of Tears series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 653993 N 3880606
Decimal Degrees35.05645000, -85.31135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.387', W 85° 18.681'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 23.22" N, 85° 18' 40.86" W
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Area Code(s)423, 931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Riverfront Pkwy, Chattanooga TN 37402, US
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