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Chief John Ross Home
 
Rossville, McFarland House & Spring Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, September 11, 2013
Rossville, McFarland House & Spring Marker (wide view)
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1Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 31 — Rossville, McFarland House & SpringChickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
At the time of the Civil War the community of Rossville, Georgia consisted of no more than a half dozen buildings. The most conspicuous of these structures was a two-story log dwelling built in 1797 by John McDonald, maternal grandfather of John . . . Map (db m130173) HM
2Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Home of John Ross
Home of John Ross Great Chief of the Cherokees Born Oct.3.1790 Died Aug.1.1866 Marked by William Marsh Chapter Daughters American Revolution July 12, 1922Map (db m130171) HM
3Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Chief John RossFreemason
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 . . . Map (db m130172) HM
4Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 146-12 — John Ross Home
This comfortable two-story log house was the home of Cherokee Chief John Ross from boyhood until he went west over the "Trail of Tears," losing his Indian wife enroute. Although only one-eighth Indian himself, Ross was the elected "Principal Chief" . . . Map (db m12673) HM
 
 
  
 
Apr. 16, 2021