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Christmas with the Roosevelts 2013

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Last Christmas at the White House
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News Release Date: November 9, 2013
Contact: Josh Reyes, 516-922-4788

On Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host Christmas with the Roosevelts at Sagamore Hill. Activities will includeholiday music performed by Larry Moser and Mary Nagin of Huntington, NY, Christmas carols sung by female quartet Close Enough,and a very special appearance by “Theodore Roosevelt,” as portrayed by James Foote. “Mr. Roosevelt” will share his reminiscences of how the Roosevelts celebrated Christmas at Sagamore Hill and in the White House. In addition, there will be holiday arts and crafts activities for children of all ages. Complimentary hot cocoa and cider will be provided by the Friends of Sagamore Hill. All items in the Visitor Center bookstore will be 15% off on bothSaturday December 7 and Sunday December 8.

Did You Know?

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Theodore Roosevelt decided not to complete his studies at Columbia University’s School of Law once he was elected, at age 23, to the New York State Assembly in November 1881. At the time, he was the state’s youngest assemblyman and eager to join “the governing class.”