Roscoe in Nolan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
As editor of The Roscoe Times, he was a strong advocate for civic improvement and involvement, and as the scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 37 and director of the Roscoe Boys Club, he left an indelible mark on the lives of countless boys who grew up here from the 1930's to the 1980's, teaching them by example the virtues of citizenship, cooperation, honesty, decency, leadership, self-reliance, and patriotism. He took boys on trips all over Texas and surrounding states as well as to California and Washington, DC, and also taught them how to swim, hunt, fish, hike, and play numerous games and sports.
His influence on the lives of people he touched is permanent and lasting, and Roscoe is a better place because of his works and lifelong dedication.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roscoe TX 79545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railway (a few steps from this marker); Roscoe Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Bankhead Highway (a few steps from this marker); Roscoe Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); W.A.S.P. Training Base: Avenger Field (approx. 3.9 miles away); Women Airforce Service Pilots (approx. 4 miles away); Sweetwater Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Trammell House (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roscoe.
More about this marker. Inscribed on the rear of the marker panel is a quote from Abraham Lincoln: “No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.