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President Roosevelt's home on the Maltese Cross Ranch, N.D.
President Roosevelt's home on the Maltese Cross Ranch, N.D.
TitlePresident Roosevelt's home on the Maltese Cross Ranch, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionA view of the Maltese Cross Cabin used by Theodore Roosevelt on his ranch near Medora. A smaller log buildign is visible behind the cabin.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Log cabins
Postcards
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
LocationMaltese Cross Ranch (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number000193-34
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"President Roosevelt's home on the Chimney Butte Ranch, Bad Lands, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
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 CollectionPauline Shoemaker Postcard Collection 00193
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00193-34)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0019334
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