Teddy Roosevelt's Bear Hunt

Teddy Roosevelt's Bear Hunt (HM1IP5)

Location: Rolling Fork, MS 39159 Sharkey County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 43.474', W 90° 56.397'

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Pres. Theodore Roosevelt came to Smedes, 2 mi. S, in 1902 to hunt. On Nov. 14, Roosevelt refused to shoot a captive bear. Cartoons of the event are though to have led to the creation of the "Teddy Bear."
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HM NumberHM1IP5
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Year Placed1986
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 693054 N 3622629
Decimal Degrees32.72456667, -90.93995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.474', W 90° 56.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 28.44" N, 90° 56' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5861 US-61, Rolling Fork MS 39159, US
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