• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

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June 06, 2014
Summer Weekend Programs at Sagamore Hill NHS
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the home of Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay, Long Island, will present special weekend programs throughout the summer.

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.

April 10, 2014
2014 National Park Week at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill will be hosting a series of family activities and ranger programs on Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 26, in celebration of National Park Week, 2014.

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.

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."