Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903
President Roosevelt speaks to citizens at the Grand Canyon, noting that this is his first visit to Arizona. He asks the citizens to preserve the Grand Canyon, commenting, "Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it; not a bit. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it." Roosevelt also offers a welcome to the Indians present, highlights Arizonans who participated in his regiment, and speaks of the role irrigation will play in the state's future.
Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903.
Theodore Roosevelt Papers.
Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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U.S. President - 1st Term (September 1901-February 1905)
Library of Congress Manuscript Division
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