Historical photos of Roscoe and Rockton
Margaret Downing has been a reporter for Rock Valley Publishing for the past 30 years, writing a history column for The Herald for about 15 years, She says it was mostly selected from the work of Rockton Herald editor Edson Irving Carr (1831-1902), whose witty writing style has been an example for Rockton-Roscoe News as well.
More local history
Exploring the history of schools in Roscoe Township
school in the blacksmith shop
Since 1910: the Roscoe Fall Festival over the years
livestock show, fairies, elves, flowers, and the most perfect baby
Memorial Day, 1908
Decoration Day, the Spider Web Social, revolutionists in Russia, safecrackers in Roscoe
This Week in... 1877: Vegetine!
grazing ordinances in Roscoe, Crazy Horse, land rush
Next Week in... 1877 -
temperance and phrenology
This Week in... 1879
kissing the groom, Victor Hugo, this country is just full of climate.
This Week in... April 1877
rights of intolerance in education, free land in Kansas