“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Roscoe, Texas Historical Markers

George Parks Marker in Memorial Park image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, January 20, 2015
George Parks Marker in Memorial Park
Texas (Nolan County), Roscoe — George Parks
George W. Parks, Jr. (1906-1983), lived a life of service to the community. He was instrumental in the creation of Howard Park, the baseball field, and the city swimming pool, but more important than the physical reminders of his works is the impact . . . — Map (db m80508) HM
Texas (Nolan County), Roscoe — 14832 — Roscoe Cemetery
One of first settlers in Roscoe (then called Vista) was rancher-wheat grower W.J. Turner, who purchased cemetery site for burial of his brother-in-law, Joe Cleckler, about 1887. Next interments: infants Frank E. Spires, 1892; Ethel Lena Turner, . . . — Map (db m80485) HM
Texas (Nolan County), Roscoe — Roscoe Veterans Memorial
Dedicated By The Citizens of Roscoe, Texas Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends John 15:13 — Map (db m80505) WM
Texas (Nolan County), Roscoe — 17217 — Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railway
The Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railway was one of the countryís most successful short-line railroads. Chartered on Oct. 1, 1906, by General F.W. James and a group of Abilene businessmen, it ran from Roscoe to Snyder and Fluvanna, though in 1941 the . . . — Map (db m80509) HM
Texas (Nolan County), Roscoe — The Bankhead Highway
The Bankhead National Highway, from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, California, was the nationís first all-weather, coast-to-coast highway. The southern road skirted the western mountains and was largely free from ice and snow, so it could be used . . . — Map (db m80506) HM

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