Palestine in Anderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Roy B. Wallace
Wallace’s band received first division sweepstakes honors fourteen of the nineteen years that he was band director. Under his direction, the band performed at numerous events, including a 1946 Texas A&M football game and the 1950 Cotton Bowl classic. Roy Wallace was named Bandmaster of the Year by the Texas Bandmasters Association in 1960. Wallace used recordings of performances for practices and selected a small group
Erected 2013 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17672.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 31° 45.492′ N, 95° 37.65′ W. Marker is in Palestine, Texas, in Anderson County. Marker is on South Micheaux Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 South Micheaux Street, Palestine TX 75801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Bonner Frizzell (here, next to this marker); Robert (Bob) Knight (here, next to this marker); Palestine High School (a few steps from this marker); John H. Reagan (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. Reagan Monument (about 700 feet away); Kolstad Jewelers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Palestine Salt Works C.S.A. (approx. half a mile away); Anderson County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palestine.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.