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Historical Account of Principal Chief John Ross

John Ross

Seven years after the last detachment of Cherokees arrived in Indian Territory following their forced removal from their homelands, Principal Chief John Ross oversaw the passage of an act by the Cherokee Nation that created institutions for secondary education for young women and young men.

rose cottage parkhill oklahoma 1841 built by john ross

Rose Cottage, Parkhill. Home Built by John Ross 1841. Burned during Civil War

principal chief john ross

Principal Chief John Ross