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Chief John Ross Chapter

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chief John Ross Chapter, NSDAR, organized December 23, 1922,
was named for John Ross, the Principal Chief of the Cherokee
Nation from 1818 to 1866. In 1815, John Ross established
Ross's Landing on the banks of the Tennessee River; Ross's
Landing became Chattanooga in 1836

Chief John Ross Bust

In 1958, a bronze bust of Chief John Ross was placed on the
northwest lawn of the HamiltonCounty Courthouse,
Chattanooga, Tennessee.
On the east side of the monument is engraved:

John Ross, October 3, 1790 - August 1, 1866

Adjudant Cherokee Regiment
War of 1812

Faithful to his trust he spent his life
in the service of his Nation.

A Loyal Cherokee
A Great American

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