Neosho in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
James S. Scott
James S. Scott, composer of about 30 Ragtime pieces, was born in Neosho February 12, 1886. He was one of the greatest Ragtime composers of all time. Among his best known compositions are “Frog Legs Rag,” “Kansas City Rag,” “The Fascinator,” and “Grace and Beauty.” He died in 1938.
This Pathway Honors Some of Neosho’s Most Outstanding Citizens
Location. 36° 52.209′ N, 94° 22.331′ W. Marker is in Neosho, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker is on Spring Street near Spring Hill Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is north across Spring Street from Big Spring Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Spring Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hart Benton (here, next to this marker); George Washington Carver (here, next to this marker); Herman Jaeger (here, next to this marker); Founding of Neosho (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocketdyne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abbott Cave Heaton Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Neosho Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Neosho.
Also see . . . James S. Scott. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
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