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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Getting Around

The park is only 1.3 acres, so distance is not an issue. There is one outdoor path between the parking lot on Franklin St., the main entrance, and Delaware Ave. (the main thoroughfare bordering the Site). Outdoor gardens are available in season, but the main Site attraction is indoors.

Did You Know?

President William McKinley

When President William McKinley was shot in 1901, he was the third American president to be assassinated in 36 years. Abraham Lincoln had died in 1865, and James Garfield had been assassinated in 1881, only 20 years earlier. More...