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Ross's Landing
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky
N 35° 03.378 W 085° 18.700
16S E 653965 N 3880589
Quick Description: John Ross established a landing near this spot that later became Chattanooga.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 6/19/2006 3:38:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMF93
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 36

Long Description:
Established about 1816 by John Ross some 370 yards from this point. It consisted of a ferry, warehouse, and landing. With the organization of Hamilton County in 1819 north of the river, it served not only the Cherokee trade but also as a convenient business center for the county. Cherokee parties left from the landing for the West in 1838, the same year the growing community took the name Chattanooga.
Marker Name: Ross's Landing

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 2A 72

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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