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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Vicksburg National Military Park

Nat poses by a gun at Fort Hill, overlooking the Mississippi River. His guides also gave him a history lesson and explained why this location was so important in determining who controlled the river.
Nat sits in the exact stop where Ulysses S. Grant of the Union Army and John C. Pemberton of the Confederate Army met on July 3, 1863 to discuss the surrender of the Confederate soldiers at Vicksburg.

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...