Eagle Archive: Recalling when a Bull Moose ‘Teddy’ charged through Westminster
In this 1912 photo by Philip Myers, former President Teddy Roosevelt delivers a campaign speech from the front of the American Sentinel newspaper office in Westminster. (Historical photo by Philip Myers / November 17, 2012)
By Kevin E. Dayhoff November 17, 2012
Presidential election politics are over for 2012 (well, sort of), but we can still recall local history related to our nation’s chief executives. For instance, the Nov. 15, 1964, edition of the Baltimore Sun’s Sunday Magazine carried a story by Philip Myers with the headline, “I Remember … Theodore Roosevelt in Westminster.”
In 1912, Myers was a freshman at then-Western Maryland College — now McDaniel — and one of his hobbies was photography…. http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/neighborhoods/westminster/ph-ce-eagle-archive-1118-20121114,0,4694880.story
“Off Track Art” is an artists’ co-op and gallery located in the historic Liberty Building at 11 Liberty Street – next to the railroad tracks, off of the Sentinel parking lot at the corner of West Main St and MD 27-Liberty St – in historic downtown Westminster, Carroll County Maryland.
Open: Wed-Fri. Noon to 6 PM , Sat. 10 AM – 5 PM. http://offtrackart.blogspot.com/
For news and information on Off Track Art previous to December 15, 2011, you can go to http://kevindayhoffart.blogspot.com/search/label/Art%20Off%20Track%20Art