• 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

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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.
 
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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.
 

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Buffalo, NY park system and was the landscape architect of the Niagara Reservation (the current Niagara Falls State Park). More...