Trail of Tears book writer Jerry Ellis will be in Rossville Saturday

Trail of Tears book writer Jerry Ellis will be in Rossville Saturday

August 10th, 2012 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

Author Jerry Ellis, a Pulitzer Prize nominee for the book "Walking the Trail: One Man's Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears," will hold a book signing Saturday in Rossville.

The meet-the-author session with Ellis, a Fort Payne, Ala., native, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John Ross House, 200 East Lake Ave. (behind the Rossville Bi-Lo). The event is presented by the Chief John Ross House Association.

Ellis also is the author of "Marching Through Georgia: My Walk Along Sherman's Route," "On the Trail of the Pony Express" and "Walking to Canterbury."

At the book signing, he will have first editions of two books for sale: $40 for "Walking the Trail" and $30 for "Marching Through Georgia."

For more information, call Jackie Atkins at 423-400-7400 or Larry Rose at 706-866-5171.