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Chieftains Commemorates 200th Anniversary and Encourages the Community to Step Up!

Next year will mark the 200th anniversary of Cherokee leader Major Ridge coming to the house that is Chieftains Museum. This means that the cabin located inside the walls and ceilings of the historic house will be at least 200 years old.

The Life of Major Ridge

The Life of Major Ridge

Major Ridge was born about 1771 in a village in the southeastern portion of present day Tennessee.