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Theodore Roosevelt's cabin on its original site near Medora, N.D.
Theodore Roosevelt's cabin on its original site near Medora, N.D.
TitleTheodore Roosevelt's cabin on its original site near Medora, N.D.
Date of Original190-
DescriptionTheodore Roosevelt's cabin sits in its original location on the Maltese Cross Ranch near Medora. Scrub surrounds the building, but trees and features of the Badlands are visible in the distance.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectHistoric sites
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Cabins
Trees
Ranches
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Maltese Cross Ranch (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00286-55b
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"150"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Maltese Cross Ranch cabin was located seven miles south of Medora. Roosevelt acquired an interest in the ranch in 1883 and actively ranched in the Badlands until 1887 and maintained an active interest in the area until 1898. During his presidency, the cabin was exhibited in Portland and St. Louis, and then moved to the Capitol Grounds in Bismarck. It was relocated to the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 1959.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionEaton Brothers Photograph Collection 00286
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00286-55b)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00286-55b
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