Happy Arbor Day!
President Theodore Roosevelt replanting a Bahia tree originally planted in 1874 in Riverside, California., ca. 1904
Another product of yesterday’s Take your Child to Work Day at the National Archives, our 8-year-old junior curator has this to say for his choice:
“I just thought it looked cool because of Teddy Roosevelt and all the people.”
What kind of tree would you like to plant today?
Happy Arbor Day. And while we are on the topic of Teddy Roosevelt, be sure to check out:
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris, available in eBook on Copia.Source: research.archives.gov