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Near East Glacier Park in Glacier County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Marias Pass Obelisk

Theodore Roosevelt Monument

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
1. Marias Pass Obelisk Marker
Lewis and Clark
National Forest
Memorial to
Theodore Roosevelt
This memorial was authorized by a Bill introduced in the Congress of the United States of America, by Representative Scot Leavitt, February 1, 1930 and approved by President Hoover on June 2, 1930.
Inscription.  
 
Erected by National Forest Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryLandmarks.
 
Location. 48° 19.066′ N, 113° 21.171′ W. Marker is near East Glacier Park, Montana, in Glacier County. Marker is on U.S. 2 at milepost 20 near Pike Creek Road, on the right when traveling east. The monument is located at the summit of Marias Pass. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Glacier Park MT 59434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis Overthrust Fault and Marias Pass (a few steps from this marker); Time Machines (approx. 10˝ miles away); Trains, Trails, and Chalets (approx. 10.6 miles away); Glacier Park Woman's Club (approx. 10.6 miles away); A Day's Ride Apart (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Marias Pass Obelisk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
2. Marias Pass Obelisk Marker
Flathead
National Forest
Memorial to
Theodore Roosevelt
In Commemoration of his Leadership in the Conservation of the Forests of the United States.
'The Forest Problem is in many ways the most vital International Problem of the United States.' - Theodore Roosevelt
Marias Pass Obelisk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
3. Marias Pass Obelisk Marker
Marias Pass Obelisk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
4. Marias Pass Obelisk Marker
Marias Pass Obelisk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
5. Marias Pass Obelisk Marker
This Tablet Is Erected
in honor of
William Morison
old time trapper and prospector who donated his rights to this land-his home for many years-that it might be used as a site for a memorial to
Theodore Roosevelt
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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