Title: President at Portland
Source: New York Times
Publish Date: August 27, 1902
Author: Unknown
Keywords: Joshua Chamberlain, Lawrence Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Roosevelt, newspaper
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President Teddy Roosevelt Visits Portland

An incident not mentioned in this newspaper, Diane Smith records, "Chamberlain remained Roosevelt's companion throughout the hours he was feted in Portland, and when he left the president's car as it prepared to leave Union Station, he was carrying a single rose. Plucked from one of the bouquets received by the exuberant commander-in-chief that day, he had receive it from Roosevelt as a keepsake of the occasion."*