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The Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt

January 8, 1919

 
 
The Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. The Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt Marker
Inscription.
From this spot the cortege proceeded up the steps on your left to his final resting place on the hill overlooking the bay.

In the long fight for righteousness the watchword for all of us is spend and be spent.”
          Theodore Roosevelt

 
Location. 40° 52.213′ N, 73° 30.379′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cove Road and Cove Neck Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, near President Roosevelt's grave. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Youngs Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oyster Bay 9/11 Monument (approx. one mile away); Roosevelts at Play (approx. one mile away); Tennis Anyone? (approx. one mile away); Sagamore Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Atop Sagamore Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Up to the Roosevelts (approx. 1.1 miles away); Quentin Roosevelt (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a picture of
The Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. The Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt Marker
the funeral procession transporting the coffin of Theodore Roosevelt. A portrait of Roosevelt also appears at the lower right corner of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Theodore Roosevelt. The White House website. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Funeral of Theodore Roosevelt at Oyster Bay, New York - 1919.
First presidential funeral captured on video (silent film). (Submitted on May 10, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Events
 
Marker in Youngs Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker in Youngs Memorial Cemetery
Grave of Theodore Roosevelt image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Grave of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
5. Theodore Roosevelt Grave Markers
Military Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
6. Military Grave Marker
Theodore Roosevelt
Medal of Honor
Lieut Col US Army
Spanish American War
Oct 27 1858             Jan 6 1919
Plaque by Roosevelt's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
7. Plaque by Roosevelt's Grave
Plaque at TR's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
8. Plaque at TR's Grave
Theodore Roosevelt
said
Keep your eyes on the stars and
Keep your feet on the ground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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