• A 1901 sketch of Theodore Roosevelt taking the oath of office in Buffalo, NY.

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Grand Canyon National Park

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It's very important to be in good health before doing any strenuous activity. So here Parker is getting a check up.
 
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Riding down the canyon to the Phantom Ranch on his trusty mule, Vivian.
 
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Phantom Ranch is the park's most remote location. TR took a mule trip with John Muir to visit this location. Afterwards, it was renamed "Roosevelt's Camp," but in the 1920's the name was changed again, this time to "Phantom Ranch."
 
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Look at all the kids that Parker got to play with here!
 
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Taking in the sights with Ranger Maree.
 
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Getting another Junior Ranger badge.
 
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Photo of TR and John Hance, a famous story teller and miner.
 
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Wow! Talk about following in TR's footprints! Here Parker is with Ron Brown, a living history interpreter.
 

Did You Know?

Woman c. 1900

While Theodore Roosevelt did not make significant progress towards the cause of women's suffrage during his presidency, he did speak in favor of it during his 1912 presidential campaign as the "Bull Moose" (Progressive) Party candidate. More...