• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

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Accessibility

Things to Know About Accessibility

Parking

Main Lot: Parking is located at the west end of the parking lot near the Visitor Center. There are five spots available.

Handicap Parking for Old Orchard Museum is located east of the building. There are two spots available.

Buildings

The Visitor Center, including the retail store and outside rest rooms, is accessible. The retail store is equipped with accessible door openers.

The Old Orchard Museum and rest rooms within the building are accessible through a door located in the rear of the building.

The Theodore Roosevelt Home is not accessible. Visitors unable to enter the President's home may view a closed-captioned video at the Old Orchard Museum. There is also a photograph book of the house available at the site or for download here.

Learn more about our Accessibility Plan here

Additional Services Provided

Wheelchair: Any visitor with mobility concerns may borrow a wheelchair from the Visitor Center at no charge. The wheelchair is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rides in Electric Vehicles: Any visitor with mobility concerns may request a ride to any area of the park in an electric vehicle. These vehicles, driven by National Park Service Rangers, can accommodate up to three visitors at one time. Ask any staff member about this service.

Hearing Impaired: Those visitors who would like to request American Sign Language services should contact the park at least three days in advance by e-mail. e-mail us Visitors may borrow a companion binder for the park's audio tour, which contains a transcription of the tour, from the Visitor Center. There are eight stops on the audio tour.

Visually Impaired: There is an eight stop audio cellphone tour available of the Sagamore Hill NHS grounds.

Foreign Language Brochures: Brochures are available in German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian and Italian. Hardcopies are available at the site.

 

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."