Near Big Spring Park Creek are several
markers. This one is dedicated to ragtime composer James
S. Scott. It reads
James S. Scott
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,"
and "Grace and
Beauty." He died in 1938.