Theodore Roosevelt's Home will remain closed until the rehabilitation project is completed
Theodore Roosevelt's Home will remain closed until the rehabilitation project is completed. The Visitor Center, Theodore Roosevelt Museum, and the park grounds are open. Due to the mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, Sagamore Hill will remain on its More »
Christmas with the Roosevelts
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?
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."