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Robert Peet Skinner

Journey to Abyssinia: The Hidden Empire, page 2

President and Adventurer
President Roosevelt  saw opportunity for the United States in Abyssinia as well as a place that needed to be explored.

Collection of the Massillon Museum


Journey Map
c. 1950s
This map shows the route planned by the American Mission to Abyssinia led by Consul Robert P. Skinner in 1903.

Collection of the Massillon Museum
Gift of Mrs. Horatio W. Wales (58.80.13) 


Page 3: Land of the Lion of the Tribe of Judah

Page 4: Photos

Page 5: Making a Treaty with Menelik

Page 6: Photos

Page 7: Conclusion

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