Theodore Roosevelt's Night Ride to the Presidency
Blue Mountain Lake, New York: Adirondack Museum, 2000. 3rd Printing. Stapled Binding. Near Fine. Item #2333156
Minimal wear along edges.
35 pp. Black-and-white photographs throughout. Tells the story of Theodore Roosevelt vacationing in the Adirondack Mountains when President William McKinley was dying. Shortly before midnight Roosevelt began the long, rough ride by buckboard to the nearest train station at North Creek. The third driver of the relay team learned that McKinley had died, but did not tell Teddy Roosevelt. The whole trip by buckboard took six hours to reach the train station.
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