Historic Markers Across Georgia



Chief John Ross Grand Lodge of Georgia



Marker ID: F. & A. M. 
Location: at Ross House, Spring St., Rossville
County: Walker
Coordinates: N 34° 58.889    W 085° 17.093
  34.98148887    -85.28487554
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WM6Y7Q
Chief John Ross Grand Lodge of Georgia Marker  



Text:

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 illustrious freemason. This famed house, built in 1797, is almost as old as the republic itself, principal speaker for this historic occasion was illustrious brother Luther A. Smith, sovereign grand commander, ancient and accepted Scottish rite of freemasonry, southern jurisdiction, U.S.A.

Marker placed by--
The Educational and Historical Commission
Grand Lodge of Georgia, F.& A. M., 1964



 
Chief John Ross Grand Lodge of Georgia
Chief John Ross Grand Lodge of Georgia


 

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