Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Overview
In 1883, two notable individuals traveled along similar, yet later diverging paths from the eastern United States to a hamlet located on the west bank of the Little Missouri River in southwestern North Dakota. Both men, the Marquis de Mores and Theodore Roosevelt, were to distinguish themselves as wealthy cattle ranchers within months of arriving on what was then the western Dakota frontier. The names of both individuals continue to resound through the historical chapters that shaped this part of the American landscape.
Details
ISBN: 9780738551296
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: North Dakota
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Gary Leppart spent his boyhood years growing up in Medora. It was here that he gained an early appreciation for history, wildlife, and wild places. Leppart spent his career working for state and federal government land management agencies in North Dakota and Montana. For the past 14 years, he has been a freelance writer and wildlife photographer. Hundreds of his wildlife images have been published in books, magazines, calendars, and other publications. He lives with his wife, Betty, near Billings, Montana.