Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 2000170
Historic Name ROSS CEMETERY
Description of Significance BURIAL PLACE OF CHIEF JOHN ROSS, PRINCIPLE CHIEF OF THE CHEROKEE NATION PRIOR TO REMOVAL UP THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR. NUMEROUS OTHER HIGH-RANKING LEADERS OF THE CHEROKEE NATION ARE INTERRED IN THE CEMETERY, ALONG WITH SURVIVORS OF THE CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 3/7/02.
Current Name
Address 1/2 MILE SOUTH OF JUNCTION N4530 ROAD & MURRELL ROAD
City PARK HILL VIC.
County CHEROKEE
Lot
Block
Current Section 23
Township T16N
Range R22E
Type SITE
Historic Function FUNERARY
Current Function FUNERARY
Area Signficance 1 ETHNIC HISTORY: NATIVE AMERICAN
Area Significance 2 POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared 9/26/2001
Year Built 1842
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder N/A
Architectural Style N/A
Roof Material N/A
Wall Material N/A
Window Material N/A
Door Material N/A
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N