Theodore Roosevelt (1906)
Character, in the long run, is the
decisive factor in the life of an
individual and of nations alike.
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical date for this entry is September 5, 1905.
Location. 44° 3.438′ N, 123° 4.885′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from Day Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Friends Service Committee (1947) (here, next to this marker); Emily Balch (1946) (here, next to this marker); Jody Williams (1997) (here, next to this marker); The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (1997) (a few steps from this marker); Martin Luther King, Jr. (1964) (a few steps from this marker);
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road.
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Also see . . . Treaty of Portsmouth (Wikipedia). "The Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended the 1904–05 Russo-Japanese War. It was signed on September 5, 1905, after negotiations from August 6 to August 30, at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, United States. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt was instrumental in the negotiations and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts." (Submitted on October 6, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.