Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Rough Riders


Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

Theodore Roosevelt lead his Rough Riders (including some of his Badlands cronies) in the charge up San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War and went on to become one of America's greatest presidents. Roosevelt was a conservationist and lead the way to the establishment of the National Park System during his presidency. Photo courtesy of Medora Trading Post. 701-623-4308.

Dear Peter,

Where's TR when we need him? No current candidate has that panache.

Though a ways from San Juan Hill, this is the kind of card you can buy at TR Nat'l Park in ND.


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