Commemorative Medal

Object number
2012.51
Date
July 2 – 3 1913
Description
Navy Day medal. On front is battleship with "Navy Day" and an anchor in ribbon. On reverse, it is inscribed, "The United States Navy Is the Best Insurance Against War And the Only Guarentee of National Honor if War Comes. T.R." Around edge, "Newport RI July 2-3, 1913." This medal commeorates a 2 day event hosted by Theodaore Roosevelt held on Easton's Beach in 1913.
Materials
silver
wood
silk
leather
Credit Line
Gift of CDR Marcelo C. Tarapow
Object Type
commemorative medals
Subjects
Easton's Beach
Navy Day, 1913
Related People & Organizations
Tarapow, Marcelo C., CDR (associated)
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (associated)