•  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace N.H.S.

    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    National Historic Site New York

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  • The Upper Gallery is currently closed for renovations.

    These renovations will improve preservation of artifacts and enhance the visitor experience. The Lower Gallery has been reopened, its exhibits are methodically being returned. Period room tours are offered at the regularly scheduled times.

Suggested Reading

'His Favorite Author' by Everett E. Lowry

'His Favorite Author' by Everett E. Lowry, was a favorite cartoon of Theodore Roosevelt. It was first published in the Chicago Tribune when T.R. was president. It depicts a man reading the president's message while a picture of Roosevelt watches him from the wall.

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Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS Bibliography

Brinkley, Douglas (2009). The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, Inc.

Dalton, Kathleen (2002). A Strenuous Life. New York, NY: Random House.

McCullough, David (1981). Mornings on Horseback. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Millard, Candice (2005). Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey: The River of Doubt. New York, NY: The Random House Publishing Group.

Miller, Nathan (1992). Theodore Roosevelt: A Life. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publisher Inc.

Morris, Edmund (1979). The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. New York, NY: Coward, McCaan and Geoghegan.

Morris, Edmund (2001). Theodore Rex. New York, NY: The Random House Publishing Group.

O’Toole, Patricia (2005). When Trumpeters Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1991). The Strenuous Life. Bedford, MA: Applewood Books.


Children’s Books

Allen, John Gable (2003). Theodore Roosevelt: America’s 26th President. Eastern National.

Fritz, Jean (1991). Bully For You, Theodore Roosevelt. New York, NY: GE Putnam Sons.

Hale, Sarah Elder (1992). First Ladies. Peterborough, NH: Cobblestone Publishing, Inc.

Harness, Cheryl (1998). Young Teddy Roosevelt. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society

Harness, Cheryl (2007). The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society

The Boyhood Diary of Theodore Roosevelt (1869-1870). Mankato, Minnesota: Capstone Press, 2001.

Yoder, Carolyn P. (1993). Teddy Roosevelt. Peterborough, NH: Cobblestone Publishing, Inc.

Did You Know?

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Theodate Pope Riddle was the architect for the reconstruction of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace in 1919. She also had survived the sinking of the ocean liner 'Lusitania' which was torpedoed on May 7, 1915. Ms. Riddle was one of the first American female architects.