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    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

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April 18, 2014
Tourism to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site creates Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 14639 visitors to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in 2012 spent $446.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 9 jobs in the local area.

February 07, 2014
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Hosts Great Backyard Bird Count Event
On Saturday, February 15, come celebrate Theodore Roosevelt’s love of birds by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

January 14, 2014
Eel Creek Boardwalk Reopens at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Construction work was recently completed on Sagamore Hill National Historic Site’s Eel Creek Boardwalk, and it has now reopened to visitors.

November 09, 2013
Christmas with the Roosevelts 2013
On Saturday, December 7, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host Christmas with the Roosevelts at Sagamore Hill.

October 24, 2013
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Reopens to Visitors
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site had been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. It has now re-opened to visitors.

September 28, 2013
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Boardwalk Reconstruction Rescheduled
Reconstruction on Sagamore Hill's Eel Creek Boardwalk was originally expected to begin early in September but was postponed due to a lumber shortage resulting from an increased demand for supplies in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The work is now scheduled for September 30th through November 8th.

September 13, 2013
Back to School in Americas National Parks
Teachers across New York area have a new tool to help them engage their students in classroom and place-based learning.

August 30, 2013
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site to Begin Boardwalk Reconstruction
Sagamore Hill NHS recently awarded a $199,000 contract to Chesterfield Associates, Inc. from Westhampton Beach, NY, for the reconstruction of the Eel Creek Boardwalk.

August 21, 2013
Sagamore Hill NHS to Offer Special Activities in Observance of Founders Day on August 25, 2013
In observance of the founding of the National Park Service on Sunday, August 25, 1916, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will be offering special Ranger programs about the National Park Service.

July 14, 2013
Sagamore Hill Receives National Accessibility Achievement Award
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site has been honored with the National Park Service's National Programmatic Accessibility Achievement Award for 2012.

June 09, 2013
Summer Sundays at Sagamore Hill
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the home of Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay, Long Island, will present special programs on three Sundays during the months of July and August. All programs are free of charge.

May 23, 2013
Ribbon Cutting of Sagamore Hill Entrance Sign Landscaping
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 5:30PM, the Friends of Sagamore Hill will hold a ribbon cutting for the installation of a new flower bed that beautifies and enlivens the park entrance welcome sign at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

April 25, 2013
Statement on the effects of sequestration at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Effective March 1, 2013, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site was required by “sequestration” (a series of automatic, across-the-board permanent spending cuts) to reduce its annual budget by five percent.

April 06, 2013
Arbor Day Observed with Donated Tree Work at Sagamore Hill
Long Island Arboricultural Association donates work to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

March 30, 2013
Dog Day at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
In celebration of National Park Week, the Friends of Sagamore Hill will be hosting the first annual Dog Day for you and your dog(s) at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site on Sunday, April 21st from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

January 31, 2013
Noted Author to Speak in Honor of Presidents Day
On Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 2 p.m., author Philip McFarland will present a talk based on his book, Mark Twain and the Colonel. The talk will be held in the Christ Church Parish Hall, located at 61 East Main Street in the hamlet of Oyster Bay. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is sponsoring Mr. McFarland’s appearance, which will include a book signing. The event is free of charge.

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."