Ross’s Landing in downtown Chattanooga was named for Cherokee Chief John Ross and his father, a Scottish trader. Ross’s Landing was the first name of Chattanooga. Staff File Photo by John Rawlston.
Ross’s Landing in downtown Chattanooga was named for Cherokee Chief John Ross and his father, a Scottish trader. Ross’s Landing was the first name of Chattanooga. Staff File Photo by John Rawlston.
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What’s in a place name? Lots of history, that’s what. Through the years, local historians such as the late Zella Armstrong, author of the two-volume “History of Hamilton County and Chattanooga,’’ have chronicled the naming of area sites.

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