John Ross Home

The John Ross Home – A two-story log home of John Ross, principal chief of the Cherokees. Built by his grandfather in 1779, the house was Ross’ home when the Cherokee government was formed. He moved to the Rome area in 1826, afterward to Red Clay, Tennessee, and then to the Indian Territory in Oklahoma. Open everyday but Wednesday. May 1 – September 30.

The John Ross Festival and Native American Pow Wow is held in September every year in Rossville.

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Gary C. Daniels is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated television, video and multimedia writer and producer. He has a M.A. degree in Communications from Georgia State University in Atlanta, a B.F.A. degree in TV Production from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an A.A. degree in Art from the College of Coastal Georgia. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and History Channel. His History Channel appearance became the highest-rated episode in the network's history. He has a passion for Native American history and art. He is the founder and publisher of