• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

Things To Know Before You Come

Guided tours of Theodore Roosevelt's Home have concluded until the rehabilitation project is complete. Areas to remain open to the public during construction include the visitor center and museum store, the Theodore Roosevelt Museum at Old Orchard, and the site outbuildings and grounds.

Visitors to Sagamore Hill frequently have questions about such things as accessibilty at the Park, where to stay while visiting the area, where to eat after taking a tour, what rules should be followed when taking pets to the Park, etc.

The pages in this section will provide answers to many such questions and lead visitors in the right direction in finding basic services in the Oyster Bay vicinity.

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."