26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

An Evening with Theodore Roosevelt

October 20, 2023 | 10am
presented in partnership with the Crystal Lake Public Library

Price Per Ticket:
Students & Educators: $8
Adult Group Sales: $15

Meet the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, an established historian, naturalist, and conservationist…a prolific author and family man. His achievements affect the lives of Americans today and his name and personality have become iconic for what America stands for at its best.

Listen as Mr. Roosevelt expounds on America’s place in the world, the conservation of the American West, and what it takes to make a good leader.

Clay Jenkinson is a humanities scholar, author, and social commentator whose performances are both humorous and enlightening. Clay is also the nation’s leading first-person interpreter of Thomas Jefferson and the host of the nationally syndicated weekly radio program The Thomas Jefferson Hour ®.

Quick Summary

Running Time: Approximately 60 Minutes
Recommended Age: Grades 5-8

Curriculum Connections:

  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Conservation



  • Perseverance
  • Confidence
  • Leadership


Teaching Resources & Materials:

National Parks Service- Theodore Roosevelt 

History Channel – Documentary Guide 

CSpan Classroom – Roosevelt Lesson Plan

National Council for the Social Studies – Being Teddy Roosevelt: Exploring Biographies and Overcoming Life’s Obstacles