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Theodore Roosevelt

 
 
Theodore Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
1. Theodore Roosevelt Marker
Inscription.
Theodore Roosevelt
was born here
October 27, 1858
Birthplace reproduced
by the
Womans Roosevelt Memorial Association
January 6, 1921

 
Erected 1921 by Womans Roosevelt Memorial Association.
 
Location. 40° 44.34′ N, 73° 59.36′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 20th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 East 20th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Pirates of Penzance Composition Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Horace Greeley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Henri (about 700 feet away); James Harper (about 800 feet away); Flatiron Building (about 800 feet away); The National Arts Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named National Arts Club (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. National Park Service. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
2. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Theodore Roosevelt was born in this Manhattan brownstone in 1858. He lived here until the fall of 1872.
 

2. Biography of Theodore Roosevelt. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Library at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
3. Library at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Among the objects seen in the Roosevelt library are two obelisks bought during the family's trip to Egypt, which can be seen on the mantle, and a pair of horsehair chairs that often scratched young Teddy's legs.
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace Parlor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
4. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace Parlor
The parlor in Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace is furnished in the popular Rococo Revival style, and is the most elegant room in the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 976 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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