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The changes of the John Ross House.

A Lot has changed around here. You used to go fishing in the pond and even catch some nice fish... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Look but don't touch

I revisited the John Ross House last month. Years ago when I visited you could walk up on the porch... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Jimmy C
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200 E Lake Ave, Rossville, GA 30741-1339
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

A Lot has changed around here. You used to go fishing in the pond and even catch some nice fish. Now you can't even get a good photo of the house or go fishing. And even feed the duck anymore. As Beautiful as it is....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GeneF97
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I revisited the John Ross House last month. Years ago when I visited you could walk up on the porch of the house, the surrounding grounds, and the poorly kept a duck pond. Last month the place had undergone a complete make over outside the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Decided to check out the new improvements. Walked around the pond. I miss the old layout and the ducks and geese, but you don't have to watch where you step so much. Nice for a quiet relaxing stroll.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ettawhaley
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I love that they are working harder to preserve this area and the wildlife. They have done a lot to the landscaping and layout in the past year and it was truly an improvement. Not much attention was given to the area before and now...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Valorie H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

nice i. the peocess of being redone fir more family friendly A very nice place to visit and spend an hour or so

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This site marks the home of John Ross who was one of the Cherokee tribal members who was moved to Oklahoma during the trail of tears. The house was built by Ross’ maternal grandfather. Ross fought with Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812 against...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Family stopped to see the home of John Ross. Not in the best neighborhood but interesting to see to say the least. Was not open to the public so getting pictures isn't easy.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank J4614BRangela
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's worth visiting. This is the home of Chief John Roos, leader of the Cherokees. There's a pond and park nearby. Very peaceful and quaint. Not a bad place for a picnic.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jef N
Reviewed 26 July 2016

You get to see a wonderful piece of history. But most of the time you can not go in you get to look from the fence. It sits at what use to be a duck pond that had ducks and geese. But they are gone...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank gatorbaby718
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Stopped by for a few minutes because I like local history. Stopped on a Thursday when it is supposed to be open from 10-2 (I think it was) but no one was there. It is locked behind a gate/fence but you can still get pictures....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CoachSr
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