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Dickinson, North Dakota: Young Teddy Roosevelt

Bronze statue marks the spot where 27-year-old Teddy gave his first speech on July 4, 1886. Probably the only President statue with a six-shooter.

51 3rd St. E., Dickinson, ND
Downtown. On the north side of 3rd St. E., just west of its intersection with 1st Ave. W.
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Young Teddy Roosevelt.

Young Teddy Roosevelt

The interpretive panels have been returned - telling the story of the Man, the Place, and the Speech.

[Luv2RV, 07/10/2022]

Young Teddy.

Young Teddy Roosevelt

The three interpretive panels are gone.

[Daniel Kaplan, 08/17/2021]

Perhaps undergoing a rewrite?

Bronze statue on a bronze soap box: Young Teddy Roosevelt.

Young Theodore Roosevelt Statue

Statue stands at the site of Roosevelt's first great national speech. Three interpretive panels describe Roosevelt's time in the Badlands and the speaking opportunity. Located in front of the Stark County Courthouse.

[Patsy Lewis, 09/03/2019]

Sculpted by Tom Bollinger in 2011. 27-year-old Teddy gave the speech on this spot on July 4, 1886. He stands in a crate, and at his feet are his eyeglasses and six-shooter.

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Nearby Offbeat Places

Badlands Dinosaur MuseumBadlands Dinosaur Museum, Dickinson, ND - < 1 mi.
Ukrainian Cultural InstituteUkrainian Cultural Institute, Dickinson, ND - < 1 mi.
Enchanted HighwayEnchanted Highway, Regent, ND - 10 mi.
In the region:
Enchanted Highway Gift Shop, Regent, ND - 34 mi.

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