Do you have a teddy bear? Did you ever wonder why your bear is called "Teddy" instead of Winston or Ethel or any other name? Well, you have Teddy Roosevelt to thank for your teddy bear friend.
Click here to learn about how Theodore Roosevelt inspired the teddy bear.
The Continuing Adventures of Nat and Parker
The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site has a new Junior Ranger program. Visit the Site with Nat and Parker as they earn their badges! Come to the TR Inaugural Site and earn your own Junior Ranger badge!
The Past Adventures of Nat and Parker
Follow the adventures of traveling Teddy bears Nat and Parker as they travel the National Parks!
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
The TR Site offers special events for families and children, including the annual Teddy Bear Picnic for children 3 - 12 years old.
Click here for details.
Did you know that in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt was the presidential candidate for the "Bull Moose" (Progressive ) Party? To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the campaign, TR Site Special Correspondent Moosevelt is touring the National Park Service to spread the word.
Read about the continuing adventures of our "Bull Moose on the Loose" on his blog page.
Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking Contest for high school students.
Did You Know?
When President William McKinley was shot in 1901, he was the third American president to be assassinated in 36 years. Abraham Lincoln had died in 1865, and James Garfield had been assassinated in 1881, only 20 years earlier. More...