• A 1901 sketch of Theodore Roosevelt taking the oath of office in Buffalo, NY.

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Nat with the chair that William Howard Taft used while he was Teddy Roosevelt's Secretary of War.
Nat learns all about William Howard Taft, including his boyhood and unique life in public service. Taft became both President and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in his lifetime.

Did You Know?

Theodore Roosevelt on an early airplane.

Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to fly in an airplane. (It actually happened on October 11, 1910, after he left office. He took a brief flight with Arch Hoxsey, a pilot for the Wright Exhibition Team.) More...