Contributed by L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
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Newton Plummer, who had lived at Good Will as a boy from 1904-1906 and was a financial writer in New York, erected the monument to Theodore Roosevelt after the death of the former president in 1919.
Plummer obtained a stone from Roosevelt's estate at Sagamore Hill to be part of the monument. The monument was dedicated on Sept. 5, 1921.
It honors Roosevelt's role in promoting conservation.
About This Item
- Title: Roosevelt Tablet, Good Will Farm, 1921
- Creation Date: 1921
- Subject Date: 1921
- Town: Fairfield
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 2008.001.099
- Collection: Good Will Home Association collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919--Commemorations
- Good Will-Hinckley (Hinckley, Me.)
- United States. President (1901-1910 : Roosevelt)
- Monuments & memorials
For more information about this item, contact:L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Route 201, Hinckley, ME 04944
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