An Unexpected Inauguration that Changed the Nation
As president, Theodore Roosevelt created protections for ordinary citizens, began regulation of big business, and made the US a major force in international affairs. Yet one of the most important presidencies in America's history nearly didn't happen. See the place where a brief, emotional, and improvised ceremony in Buffalo, NY brought TR into office, and forever altered the nation.
Come Visit Us!
Think you've already seen the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site? Think again! With exciting new exhibits and interpretation, come see us again!Read More
Special Events at the Site
The Site offers many special events throughout the year, including walking tours, holiday events, lectures, and family events. Learn more.Read More
Tour the TR Inaugural Site With Nat and Parker
The TR Inaugural Site has a new Junior Ranger program. Visit with Nat and Parker as they earn their badges! Tour the NPS with Nat and Parker!Read More
Bull Moose on the Loose!
TR Site Special Correspondent Moosevelt is touring the National Park Service to spread the word of TR’s 1912 “Bull Moose” campaign for president!Read More
Did You Know?
While Theodore Roosevelt did not make significant progress towards the cause of women's suffrage during his presidency, he did speak in favor of it during his 1912 presidential campaign as the "Bull Moose" (Progressive) Party candidate. More...