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Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

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Maine Historical Society

President Theodore Roosevelt waves to the crowd that surrounds his train at Old Orchard Beach in 1902.

Roosevelt was known for his conservation efforts -- preserving parks and forestland. He served as president from 1901-1909.

He won a Nobel Peace prize in 1906 for his work in negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth that ended the Russo-Japanese War.


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