North Creek in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Great New Yorker
Theodore Roosevelt is not only one of the nation's most famous public figures, but he is also one of New York's most celebrated native sons. In 1881, at age 23, he was the youngest man elected to the State Assembly. He also served as Governor (1898-1900) with distinction, promoting efficiency and honesty in government and fairness in society:
• He improved conditions for workers.
• He expanded the state's conservation program.
• He reorganized state and local civil service systems.
• He advanced canal system improvements.
• He enacted numerous reform measures, including election law, banking law, law enforcement, insurance, education, transportation and the regulation of corporations.
Location. 43° 42.177′ N, 73° 59.357′ W. Marker is in North Creek, New York, in Warren County. Touch for map. Marker is near the top of the steps to the North Creek Railroad station. Marker is in this post office area: North Creek NY 12853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Theodore Roosevelt (here, next to this marker); North Creek Railway Station (a few steps from this marker); Barton Mines (within shouting distance of this marker); North Creek Turntable (within shouting distance of this marker); Fowler-Dains House (approx. 10 miles away); Church of the Good Shepherd (approx. 10.1 miles away); Town Hall (approx. 10.1 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Creek.
Also see . . . 26th President of the United States, 1901-1909. (Submitted on April 3, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 4. submitted on October 24, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.