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|For Immediate Release
Release Date: August 1, 2017
Contact: Julie Blanchard, 402-661-1804
Teddy Roosevelt Visits the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center on August 12
Omaha, Nebraska – The father of conservation, Theodore Roosevelt, will be speaking on conservation as well as presenting programs for families and kids as part of the Second Saturday program at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center on Saturday, August 12. A full day of events are planned.
Starting at 10:00 a.m., stop by and visit with Teddy. At 11:00 a.m., Teddy will present a youth program called “Conservation and the Teddy Bear- The Animals of the White House.” From 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., learn about ranching families- lessons on cowboys and cowgirls and branding. You can even get an autograph from the President himself. At 3:00 p.m., Teddy will present an all ages program titled “The Father of Conservation- The Life and Times of Teddy Roosevelt. Visits with Teddy will continue from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Teddy Roosevelt’s legacy of the National Parks, National Monuments, Wildlife Refuges and Forests will be discussed in his adult presentation. Additional programs throughout the day will give children and families a chance to meet Mr. Roosevelt and learn about conservation, the animals and the children of the White House during his amazing life. A hands-on program on ranching and branding, where kids will get a chance to dress up in cowboy clothes and learn about his cattle operations in the Dakota’s will be given half past noon. Children will get a chance to draw Roosevelt’s ranching brands and take home their souvenir of the Maltese Cross and Elk Horn ranch signed by Teddy himself.
There is no fee to attend. Everyone is encouraged to bring a camera to take a picture with the President.
Roosevelt is presented by Adam “TR” Lindquist, a three-time national champion living history performer who portrays Roosevelt across the country. Lindquist says, “I am a frequent visitor to Nebraska and have made some wonderful friends here over the years. I am very excited to be returning to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.”
Interview and additional bio information:
Adam is available for interviews and is very comfortable and experienced with newspaper, radio and TV live shots.
His work as Roosevelt takes him across the nation, including Washington D.C where he is often seen on Capitol Hill meeting on behalf of conservation issues. A typical year sees him speaking in front of 50,000+ as our 26th President. These include school children on the life of Theodore Roosevelt; presenting to businesses on leadership and; conservation organizations on the importance and protection of habitat. He is also a frequent speaker for the National Park Service and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Adam started portraying Roosevelt in 2007 for an event in Iowa. His uncanny resemblance to Roosevelt, matched to his engaging story telling soon led to invitations to recreate our 26th President for events across the country.
To arrange an interview, please contact him directly at:
Adam “TR” Lindquist
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail traverses over 3700 miles across the states of Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon. It is part of the National Park Service. Its headquarters is located at 601 Riverfront Drive in Omaha, Nebraska where there is a small Visitors Center open to the public year-round. Visitors can obtain American the Beautiful Passes, to include the Annual, Active Military, Senior, Access, and Every Kid in a Park, by stopping by the Visitor Center during open hours.
For additional information on Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, please call 402-661-1804 or visit www.nps.gov/lecl and join the conversation at www.facebook.com/lewisandclarknht and www.twitter.com/LewisClarkTrail.
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