Trail Of Tears Anniversary Kickoff Set At Chief John Ross House

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

A kickoff celebration of the 175th anniversary of the Trail of Tears will begin at the Chief John Ross House in Rossville on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Burt Wallin, history teacher at McCallie School, will be the guest speaker.

The public is invited to enjoy the event sponsored by the Chief John Ross House Association.

The Chief John Ross House is located at 200 E. Lake Ave., Rossville.



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