Meeting Jefferson Davis – Old West Point

Born near the shores of Lake Ontario, in the small town of Hounsfield New York, noteworthy not only for its strategic naval position of Sackett’s Harbor in the War of 1812; it’s also the birthplace of Frances Roe’s patriotism. And what she called “Americanism.” It ran deep in her blood. For Roe, the fourth of July flag-waving, apple pie eating,…

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Destiny is not a matter of Chance

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, It is a thing to be achieved. William Jennings Bryan Frances Mack Roe’s resolute determination to live on the Army posts of the Western frontier was a matter of choice in a calculated…

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