“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Daniel Ross

Daniel Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
1. Daniel Ross Marker
Inscription.  The home of this early trader and pioneer stood about 250 yards east. Born in Scotland, 1760, coming to this area in 1785, he shortly after married a daughter of John McDonald, trader, who lived at the site of Rossville, Ga. His eldest son, John, became a famous chief of the Cherokee. First school in the Cherokee Nation was at the Ross home, about 1800.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 29.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1760.
Location. 35° 0.98′ N, 85° 19.37′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 11) and W. 34th Street, on the left when traveling south on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3401 South Broad Street, Chattanooga TN 37409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. The Will Cummings Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cross Roads (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chattanooga Creek Picket Lines (approx. half a mile away); St. Elmo World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ochs Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Ross (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sallie A. Crenshaw (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lookout Mountain (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,348 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 5, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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