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Roscoe

(a.k.a. Chick Chick)

 

1989 - 1999

 
Roscoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
1. Roscoe Marker
Inscription.
This free spirited rooster,
who chose to live in our town,
was fed and protected by
Alan Daugharthy and Alma Keating,
and brought joy into our urban lives.
Friends of Roscoe.

 
Erected by Friends of Roscoe.
 
Location. 38° 58.468′ N, 77° 0.741′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Laurel Avenue. Touch for map. Roscoe is in the park in median of Laurel Avenue near its intersection with Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park DC 20912 at the Maryland-DC line. Marker is in this post office area: Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Takoma (here, next to this marker); Scott H. Lawson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 2 (about 700 feet away in District of Columbia); Founding of Takoma Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walt Penney Field (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belle Ziegler Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Metropolitan Branch and Takoma Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Living in Takoma Park (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. 'Roscoe' enjoys a permanent roost in Old Town Takoma
Roscoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
2. Roscoe Marker
. Oct. 30, 2002 article by Meredith Hooker in the Takoma Voice. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Remembering Roscoe,. Poultry Press, Volume 9, Number 2, Summer 1999. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Animals
 
Roscoe image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
3. Roscoe
in front of the Takoma Park town clock.
Roscoe Statue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
4. Roscoe Statue
by Normon Greene
Roscoe's Neapolitan Pizzeria image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
5. Roscoe's Neapolitan Pizzeria
The memory of Roscoe the Rooster is so important to Takoma Park that the local pizza parlor is named for him.
Roscoe as Pizza Symbol image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 13, 2013
6. Roscoe as Pizza Symbol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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