The Cherokee National Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark maintained by the Cherokee Nation from before the Civil War until its transfer to the town of Fort Gibson in 1906.
William P. Ross and other officials and dignitaries are buried in this cemetery.
William P. Ross, Executive Chief of the Cherokee Nation, was born at Lookout Mountain in Tennessee in 1820 and graduated at Princetown College. He died at Fort Gibson, I.T. July 20, 1891.
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