“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.
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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Camp Ross (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sallie A Crenshaw (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lookout Mountain (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chattanooga Howard School (approx. one mile away); Moore's Brigade (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. Native AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,862 times since then and 29 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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