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Virtual Teddy Roosevelt (TR) Weekend in Newcomb

Teddy Roosevelt waving
TR at ribbon cutting
timber demonstration
TR with people in field
TR at talk
fudge at craft fair
people gathered for food
little girl with fish
horse wagon ride
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TR Weekend will be a virtual event with Joe Wiegand, aka Teddy Roosevelt, streaming video from Medora, North Dakota, his home base. His presence will be missed in in Newcomb, but event organizers and regular attendees look forward to seeing him next year. There will not be fireworks or other typical events held this weekend. Keep an eye on the Facebook event for connection information.


Teddy Roosevelt Weekend is one of Newcomb’s favorite events with fun things to see and do for the whole family. A great deal of planning, preparation, and scheduling by dedicated committee members always brings a variety of activities all throughout town, all weekend long. Some are centered around the anniversary of TR’s famous trek out of Mt. Marcy’s wilderness into Newcomb to become the 26th President.

TR Weekend is Newcomb’s premier event, celebrating Theodore Roosevelt’s journey out of the High Peaks Wilderness from Newcomb to the White House following President McKinley’s assassination in Buffalo NY. Events are planned over the entire weekend throughout Newcomb with cultural and informative entertainment for all ages.

Please note: TR Weekend is running a week earlier in 2019 to make sure they can have Joe Wiegand return as TR. 

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