• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

Volunteer Newsletter

The newsletter for volunteers at Sagamore Hill, called the Rough Writer (reporters in TR's White House press corps were sometimes called "Rough Writers") has been published monthly for several years. It includes news about volunteers and staff, details about improvements and changes at the site, updates regarding research and publications on TR and related areas, etc. Although this newsletter is aimed at those who volunteer or work at Sagamore Hill, the information contained in it may be useful to anyone with an interest in the Park. To download the latest copy or any back issue of the Rough Writer click here.

Did You Know?

A sketch of Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace.

Theodore Roosevelt was born in a brownstone house in the Gramercy neighborhood of Manhattan on October 27, 1858. To this day he is the only US President to be born in New York City. More...