•  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.


The Roosevelt family coat of arms.

This is one interpretation of the Roosevelt family coat of arms that is on display at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS.


Learn more about the Roosevelt family by clicking on the links below:

The Roosevelt Family Tree and Coat of Arms

Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.

Anna Roosevelt

Elliott Roosevelt

Corinne Roosevelt

Artist rendering of Roosevelt home.

An artist's rendition of East 20th Street between Park Avenue South and Broadway in New York City, circa 1865. It is the location of the Roosevelt family brownstone townhouse where Theodore was born on October 27, 1858.


People Who Influenced the Roosevelts

Read about the following individuals who had a profound effect on members of the Roosevelt Family:

Roscoe Conkling- Power Broker at Odds with Roosevelt, Sr.

Who Shot T.R.?

John Schrank's Letter on the 'Third Term'

Chester Arthur's Civil War

Prince of Wales

Did You Know?

pelican island

Pelican Island was proclaimed the first U.S. National Wildlife Refuge by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 14, 1903. This action was taken by the president to protect the island's birds from plume hunters. It also contributed to T.R. being known as one of the world's greatest conservationists.