On this day in 1867, Justus Julius Schott opened a drugstore in Galveston. Schott, born in Germany in 1846, came to Galveston with his family in 1851 and was orphaned two years later when both his...(Read More)
ROACH, TEXAS (Gregg County). Roach was a short-lived post office seven miles west of Longview near the site of what is now White Oak in north central Gregg County. A post office operated there from 1881 to 1882. The small community, which at one time had a mill and a store, was no longer shown on maps by 1900.
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