Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider, Portland, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red
N 45° 30.980 W 122° 40.965
10T E 524778 N 5040359
Quick Description: This equestrian statue is located in the Park Blocks in downtown Portland.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2006 2:10:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM7ZR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red
Views: 106

Long Description:
Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider by Phimister Proctor, New York artist, 1922. Bronze Sculpture. Cast during the height of American art's monumental period.

"Teddy" is wearing a Spanish-American war uniform and riding a horse. His pony was called "Texas." His larger horse, "Rain-in-the-Face," drowned in the confusion of landing in San Juan. A tribute to Roosevelt is inscribed on a bronze plaque at its base on the north side.

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Identity of Rider: Theodore Roosevelt

Identity of Horse: "Texas" or "Rain-in-the-Face"

Name of artist: Phimister Proctor

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: I think it is the only Equestrian statue in Portland, Oregon.

Position: All Hooves Planted

Date of Dedication: Not listed

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