Theodore Roosevelt on horseback.

Theodore Roosevelt on Horseback

Field review by the editors.

Oyster Bay, New York

Dressed in his Rough Rider outfit, Roosevelt sits vigilant aboard his trusty steed, Texas, in a small park that doubles as a road median. The equestrian statue, a copy of one sculpted in 1922 by Alexander Phimister Proctor, was originally placed in front of the local Boys and Girls Club in 2005. It was transferred a short distance to its current location in 2010, from which TR welcomes visitors to his home town, and overlooks a gas station.

Despite occasional depictions of Ronald Reagan on horseback, Teddy Roosevelt was America's last bronze military equestrian President. Bully!

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Theodore Roosevelt on Horseback

Address:
13 Berry Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY
Directions:
At the intersection of Berry Hill Rd, South St., and Lexington Ave.
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