Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt

Monuments Established:  18        Click to see them

Monuments Modified:  0

Years in Office: 1901-1909

Political Party: Republican

Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act into law on June 8, 1906.

Roosevelt designated the first national monument to be created from lands donated by private individuals to the federal government specifically for preservation under the Antiquities Act, as permitted in Section 2 of the Act (Muir Woods, 1908).

 

Image credit and additional information about Theodore Roosevelt at:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/theodoreroosevelt

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