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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

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Nat has arrived at his next stop.
 
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A moment with a Spanish-American War comrade. Maybe he was one of TR's Rough Riders.
 
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Examining the original 1822 Blanchard lathe.
 
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Look at all the neat things they have for a curious bear to explore!
 
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More neat things for a curious bear to explore!
 
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Nat takes part in the Armory's visitor survey.
 
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Nat, helping with a public program.
 
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Thinking about a t-shirt as a souvenir.
 
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Trying on a new outfit in the gift shop.
 
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Working on getting his "Junior Ranger Badge."
 
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Visiting with the Andrew Sisters.
 
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Nat's thinking about joining the WACS.
 
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Making friends with Armory's visitors...
 
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...and making friends with Armory's staff!
 
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Did You Know?

Theodore Roosevelt in automobile.

Always eager for a new experience, Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to own a car.