Sagamore Hill National Historic Site has announced a new museum exhibit for 2019, “Theodore Roosevelt, A Man for the Modern World.” The exhibit will celebrate the presidency and legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. [Read more…] about New Theodore Roosevelt Exhibit At Sagamore Hill
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is set to celebrate National Bison Day on Saturday, November 3rd, with an appearance from Buddy Bison.
Activities will kick-off with Volunteer Naturalist on a moderate walk around the grounds of Sagamore Hill to view the fall colors. There will also be a children’s bison craft available at conclusion of the hike. Meet behind the Visitor Center at 11 am, and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. [Read more…] about Celebrate National Bison Day at Sagamore Hill
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is set to celebrate the 160th Birthday of Theodore Roosevelt with schedule of activities including a performance by the Long Island Vegetable Orchestra at 2 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Activities will kick-off with a moderate walk around the grounds of Sagamore Hill to view the fall colors. There will also be a children’s craft available at conclusion of the hike. Attendees should meet behind the Visitor Center at 11 am, and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. [Read more…] about Theodore Roosevelt 160th Birthday at Sagamore Hill
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site has announced the opening of a new exhibit on Quentin Roosevelt who died in a dogfight over France during World War One.
On Saturday, July 14th Sagamore Hill will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Quentin Roosevelt’s death with a historic biplane flyover of the Roosevelt Home presented by the Bayport Aerodrome Society. The event will also include live music and a portrayal of World War One era soldiers. Activities begin at 10 am.
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is set to commemorates Quentin Roosevelt and World War I through a new exhibit and programs.
Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest child, was an aviator who fought in the skies above France during World War I. One hundred years ago, on July 14, 1918, Quentin was killed in action. [Read more…] about Sagamore Hill’s Quentin Roosevelt, WWI Exhibit, Programs
A new National Park Service (NPS) report says that 55,186 visitors to Sagamore Hill in 2017 spent $3,155,200 in communities near the park.
That spending supported 37 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $4,255,300, according to the study.
The analysis was conducted by Catherine Cullinane Thomas of the U.S. Geological Survey and Lynne Koontz of the National Park Service. [Read more…] about NPS: Sagamore Visitors Support 37 Jobs Locally
A series of free public astronomy events has been set for this summer, at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay, Long Island.
The events will include an outdoor presentation on celestial activities and stargazing through telescopes.
All ages are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring flashlights, refreshments, chairs, and a blanket. [Read more…] about Astronomy Nights at Sagamore Hill
The Sagamore Hill National Historic Site has announced their scheduled winter events.
Sagamore Hill, home of Theodore Roosevelt is open Wednesday-Sunday. Operating hours for the Visitor Center & Bookstore, Old Orchard Museum, and the Roosevelt Home are 9AM-5PM. The grounds and nature trail at Sagamore Hill are open 7 days a week year round from sunrise to sunset. [Read more…] about Winter Events at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, LI
An aluminum Roosevelt Elk Herd Installation has arrived at Sagamore Hill after a long journey from Olympic National Park, the home to the largest unmanaged herd of Roosevelt elk in the Pacific Northwest.
In 1893, Chief of Mammalogy for the USDA, C. Hart Merriam, was joined by Theodore Roosevelt at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. As they examined the displayed heads of several of elk native to the area of the Olympic Mountains in the Pacific Northwest, Roosevelt identified for Merriam the characteristics that made it unique from the more common Plains elk.
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will join National Parks across the country, and will waive their entrance fees for visitors on Saturday, September 30th.
Sagamore Hill will be giving free walkthroughs of the first floor of Theodore Roosevelt’s Home from 10 am to 4 pm. Guides will be posted in the first floor hall to interpret the artifacts and the history of the summer White House for visitors. Additional activities will include an introduction to Geocaching (a treasure-hunting game using GPS) with a volunteer naturalist beginning at 1 pm, a beekeeping demonstration, and a children’s crafts table. [Read more…] about Sagamore Hill Free for National Public Lands Day Sept 30th