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Roosevelt Pets

The Roosevelt children had lots of pets! Read about them here.

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TR & Horses

Learn about the family horses!

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TR is for the birds!

Learn about TR's interest in and conservation of birds throughout his life!

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A memorial to Theodore Roosevelt

Learn about how a memorial was constructed for Theodore when he passes.

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How did New York look when TR was a kid?

Learn how the neighborhood appeared when TR was a child.

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The story of the re-created birthplace.

Learn the story behind the re-created structure you can tour today!

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Milwaukee: 1912

Learn the story of TR and what memorable event happened in his life while in Milwaukee in 1912.

Martha Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt Sr.
Mittie, Thee, and the North/South Divide

Confederate Southern belle marries elite New York City bachelor just prior to the Civil War...and their child becomes president? Yes!

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Theodore Roosevelt & Conservation

Learn about TR's legacy of conservation and how its rooted in his childhood!

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TR's famous Bear Hunt

Learn the story of how Teddy Bears came to be!

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It takes a lot to keep a historic landmark well taken care of. Learn about a project to replace the rugs in the historic rooms.

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TR the Author

TR authored many books. Discover their titles here!

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Family is Important!

Learn about those who were influential on TR

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TR and the River of Doubt

Theodore Roosevelt & the River of Doubt

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TR and the Rough Riders

Learn more about TR as a Rough Riders during the Spanish American War in 1898

Last updated: August 25, 2021

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