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James S. Scott

 
 
James S. Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2011
1. James S. Scott Marker
Inscription.  
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.

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This Pathway Honors Some of Neosho’s Most Outstanding Citizens
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is February 12, 1865.
 
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. Marker is north across Spring Street from Big Spring Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Spring Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Rocketdyne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abbott Cave (about 400 feet away); Heaton Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Neosho Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neosho.
 
Also see . . .  James S. Scott. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
James S. Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2011
2. James S. Scott Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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