Originally intended as a military show of force, the two year mission of Great White Fleet turned into a diplomatic one. After a successful voyage around the world, the Great White Fleet was welcomed home to the United States by #President Theodore Roosevelt and the American public on February 22, 1909. He gave a speech praising the accomplishment of the #GreatWhiteFleet. #TheodoreRoosevelt #FindYourPark #TheodoreRooseveltBirthplace
Image: Picture of the speech Theodore Roosevelt gave on February 22 for the return of the Great White Fleet..