Photographs from the Memorial Plaza on Theodore Roosevelt Island including the Teddy Roosevelt Statue
A brief history:
- Theodore Roosevelt Island is a 91-acre island of marshlands, nature trails and provides a safe haven for a wide variety of wildlife. The Island honours the twenty-sixth, President of the
United States and conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.
- The memorial plaza was designed by Eric Gugler and includes the larger-than-life size bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt sculpted by Paul Manship, granite tablets (monoliths) with quotes
from President Roosevelt & fountains.
- The Island had previously been known as; "My Lord's Island, Barbadoes Island, Mason's Island, Analostan Island & Anacostine Island.
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