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 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
This week on The Historians Podcast, Presidential historian David Pietrusza discusses his latest book, TR’s Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy. [Read more…] about Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War (Podcast)
Newcomb is set to celebrate Theodore Roosevelt’s journey out of the Adirondack High Peaks to the White House to become the 26th President, following William McKinley’s assassination. TR Weekend will be celebrated September 14-15, 2018.
This year’s event coincides with the 125th anniversary of the completion of Camp Santanoni. The camp was built in 1892 for Robert C. Pruyn, a banker and industrialist from Albany. When Camp Santanoni was being constructed on the shores of Newcomb Lake, the property included 13,000 acres. The compound eventually included a gate house, a farm and dairy complex, and the main camp. [Read more…] about Newcomb’s TR Weekend Set For Sept 14-15th
The Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is set to celebrate National Park Service’s 102nd Birthday on Saturday, August 25th with a number of events throughout the day.
The Organic Act of 1916, 102 years ago, created the National Park Service (NPS) to “preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.” [Read more…] about Marking NPS Birthday At Theodore Roosevelt’s Birthplace
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
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.
The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) has partnered with the Historic Oyster Bay Railroad Station to organize a behind-the-scenes tour on Saturday, November 4 from 2 to 4 pm.
The tour will take a behind-the-scenes look at the ongoing restoration of the historic station once used by President Theodore Roosevelt to travel between his residence at Sagamore Hill and Washington D.C. [Read more…] about Oyster Bay Railroad Station Restoration Tour Nov 4th
Sagamore Hill NHS is providing day-long outdoor activities on Tuesday, July 4th, free and open to the public.
Attendees will see history come alive as Theodore Roosevelt, performed by Joe Wiegand, along with other family friendly activities offered from 11 am to 4 pm.
At 2 pm, the main program will begin with speeches and a performance from the Calliope Brass Band.
There will be an equestrian reenactment of the First United States Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, “The Rough Riders,” including a call for recruits where young volunteers will receive their enlistment papers. [Read more…] about Independence Day Celebration at Sagamore Hill July 4th