- Robert Goddard known as the father of modern rocketry did much of his experiments and testing north of Roswell after being run out of New Jersey for setting his neighbors orchards on fire. He lived in Roswell on the Mescalero Ranch.
- John Denver, born in Roswell.
- Demi Moore, lived in Roswell.
- Nancy Lopez, professional golfer was born and raised in Roswell.
- Pat Garrett, Lincoln county Sheriff know for killing Billy the Kid, briefly lived in Roswell.
- William Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid lived and worked at the Chisum Ranch southeast of Roswell.
Surprisingly, there were many more but no time to list them all. It's amazing how many interesting things we are able to find in the various areas we visit.
On another subject, I am still trying to get my e-mail service fixed. I am able to receive your e-mails but not able to reply to them, or compose any e-mail. I apologize but Yahoo claims that they area still trying to do the fix.
Tomorrow we move on, we will be heading east to Texas. We plan on visiting the Dallas Fort Worth area.