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Title Roosevelt Marker
Object Name Print, Photographic
Other number P039865
Description View of the Theodore Roosevelt plaque marker, which reads:

"Near This Point
While Driving Hastily from Tahawus Club
To North Creek at 2.15 A.M. Sept. 14 1901
Theodore Roosevelt
Became President of the United States
As William McKinley Expired in Buffalo."

The remainder of the writing on the marker lists the relay drivers who delivered the message to President Roosevelt, as well as the date it was erected and who commissioned the work.
Date 1973-1974
Photographer Linke, Richard J.
Collection Richard Linke Collection of Adirondacks Re-Viewed Photographs
Subjects Historical markers
Rights Fair use copy permitted for research, study, or investigational purposes. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the copyright holder, Richard Linke, and the Adirondack Museum.
Catalog Number 1977.119.0577
Notes Title derived from associated indexes.

Project commissioned by the Adirondack Museum to have Richard Linke photograph the status of historic and significant sites within the Adirondack Park from 1973 to 1974. Assignment resulted in visual and written records identifying these sites and their current conditions at that time.

Forms part of 1977.119. See Archives Record for further collection information.