Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (HMRQJ)

Location: North Creek, NY 12853 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 42.177', W 73° 59.357'

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Family Man - Conservationist

Family Man
Roosevelt said his father was the greatest man he ever knew, and he was instrumental in building up young "Teedie" from a sickly child into the robust man. Roosevelt's devotion to his family was a sustaining force throughout his life. Sagamore Hill, the family's Oyster Bay home, was a lively hub of love, laughter and learning.

Roosevelt was an avid naturalist, prolific writer, world traveler and intrepid explorer. His first publishing effort, as a teenager in 1877, was a pamphlet entitled "Birds of the Adirondacks in Franklin County." Roosevelt authored more than 35 books on a variety of topics. He led expeditions to Africa and South America for the Smithsonian Institution and American Museum of Natural History. He protected some of our most important scenic and natural treasures. As Governor, he helped preserve the Palisades escarpment by creating the interstate park. As President, he established the United States Forest Service (1905), the National Monuments Act (1906), and created 5 national parks, 18 national monuments, 150 national forest, 4 national game preserves and 51 national bird sanctuaries.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 10:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 581436 N 4839377
Decimal Degrees43.70295000, -73.98928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 42.177', W 73° 59.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 42' 10.62" N, 73° 59' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 Railroad Pl, North Creek NY 12853, US
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