• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

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Christmas with the Roosevelts

harpist and flutist at OOM

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News Release Date: December 1, 2012

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host Christmas with the Roosevelts at Sagamore Hill. Activities will include holiday music performed on a harp and flute by Musica Dolce, Christmas carols sung by 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 and a demonstration of paper ornament creation. Complimentary hot cocoa will be provided by the Friends of Sagamore Hill. All items in the Visitor Center bookstore will be 15% off on both Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9.



 

Did You Know?

An artist's impression of Theodore Roosevelt's funeral at Christ Church in Oyster Bay, NY.

Theodore Roosevelt died around 4 o'clock in the morning January 6, 1919 when he was sixty years old. Many dignitaries attended Roosevelt's funeral including Vice-president Thomas Marshall who said that "Death had to take him sleeping, for if Roosevelt had been awake, there would have been a fight."