Why is Theodore Roosevelt on Mount Rushmore?

July 3, 2023 / 2:30PM-3:30PM

Arts and History

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President, was born in New York but later lived in Dakota Territory where he developed an appreciation for the natural beauty and inspiration of wilderness.  Through stories and pictures, we’ll discover how his life’s experiences played a part in why he is one of the four Presidents carved on the Mount Rushmore Monument.  Help us share a skit about how the teddy bear got its name.