Saturday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m.
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the U.S., created the U.S. Forest Service in 1901 to protect public lands and wildlife. If you want to know more about it, he’ll be glad to tell you. Teddy Roosevelt re-enactor James Foote will talk all about America’s earliest conservation efforts and its declared hero in Theodore Roosevelt: Champion of Conservation, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Tom Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium at Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Road, Tulsa. Foote has studied the speeches and writings of the famous Rough Rider and outdoorsman. His study has made him the preeminent authority in rendering one of the most fascinating presidents and individuals in American history. Make your reservation for this unique theatrical presentation by phone, 918.596.2768, or email, [email protected]. Admission is $5-$8. Read more at www.gilcrease.utulsa.edu.