Roosevelt Memorial Rocks

Roosevelt Memorial Rocks (HM10AZ)

Location: Oyster Bay, NY 11771 Nassau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.593', W 73° 31.906'

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The Book of Theodore Roosevelt's Life Written in Rocks

Chapter 1 - Born Oct 27, 1858. Brick from 28 E 20 NYC where Roosevelt was born. Presented by Women's Roosevelt Memorial Assn.
Chapter 2 - Regaining his Health. Granite step from house at Moosehead Lake, Maine, where young Roosevelt regained his health. Presented by W. W. Sewull.
Chapter 3 - From Cambridge, Mass. Theodore Roosevelt's four years of college life. Presented by Harvard College.
Chapter 4 - Baptismal in Politics. Slate from Morton Hall, NYC, 21st District Republican Assn. Hall. Presented by Family of Joe Murray.
Chapter 5 - Assemblyman. Stone from Albany where Roosevelt entered government. Presented by City of Albany.
Chapter 6 - Theodore Roosevelt in Cowboy Land. Boulder from Elkhorn Ranch, North Dakota. Presented February 1924 by Village of Medora.
Chapter 7 - Civil Service Commissioner of NYC. Stone from Roosevelt House. Presented by Police Captain Edward J. Bourke.
Chapter 8 - Police Commissioner of NYC. Brick from Mulberry Street Station where Roosevelt made history. Presented by Mrs. Jacob Riis.
Chapter 9 - Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Boulder from Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. Presented by the City.
Chapter 10 - Rough Riders to Victory. Boulder from San Juan Hill. Presented by J. Louis Schaefer.
Chapter 11 - Governor of New York State. Stone from Camp Black in Montauk Point where he agreed to run for Governor. Presented by Town of North Hempstead.
Chapter 12 - Reconstruction of the Barge Canals. Boulder from the Erie Canal in Herkimer. Presented by NY State Engineers Office.
Chapter 13 - Home of Theodore Roosevelt. Boulder from Sagamore Hill. Presented by Mrs. Edith K. Roosevelt.
Chapter 14 - Vice President of the United States. Stone from Philadelphia where he was nominated Vice President. Presented from the City.
Chapter 15 - From the Adirondacks where Theodore Roosevelt was when he became President of the United States. Presented August 1921 by P. Thure Brorstrom.
Chapter 16 - Oath of Office, 1901. Stone from Wilcox House, Buffalo, where he took the Oath of Office. Presented by James W. Dowsey.
Chapter 17 - From Roosevelt Dam Arizona. President Roosevelt Preservation of the Natural Resources of the Nation. Presented by City of Roosevelt, Arizona.
Chapter 18 - The Big Coal Strike. Piece of coal from the Pennsylvania anthracite mines where he conquered the strike. Presented by Gov. Gifford Pinchot.
Chapter 19 - Greatest Acquirement. Boulder from Culevra Cut, Panama Canal. Presented by Mrs. Lillius Grace.
Chapter 20 - Russo-Japanese War. Boulder from Portsmouth, N.H., where he settled the war. Presented by City.
Chapter 21 - A Native Rock. Theodore Roosevelt in his Big Stick and Square Deal. Presented August 1923 by City.
Chapter 22 - Battle Fleet Round World. 6-inch shell from US Navy, for his biggest peace move. Presented by M.B. Brorstrom.
Chapter 23 - Author and Man. Bronze book representing the Life of Theodore Roosevelt as author of 31 books. Presented by Mrs. Lillian Tatters Bussenius.
Chapter 24 - Died January 6th 1919. 60 years, 2 months and 9 days.

These are the words and works of Paul Brorstrom, a patriotic Swedish immigrant who became the friend of a President he cherished.

Dedicated in Great Neck June 10, 1922
Rededicated when moved to Oyster Bay Oct. 25, 1947
Rededicated with this plaque June 23, 1991
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HM NumberHM10AZ
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Year Placed1991
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 623712 N 4526090
Decimal Degrees40.87655000, -73.53176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.593', W 73° 31.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 35.58" N, 73° 31' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)631, 516
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 132 Railroad Ave, Oyster Bay NY 11771, US
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