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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Plan Your Visit

Visitors touring the historic library where Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated..

Visitors touring the historic library.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation

Activities
Renovations to the Site in 2009 developed exciting new exhibits and interpretation to tell the story of Theodore Roosevelt's 1901 inauguration in exciting and engaging new ways. With an all-new tour experience now being offered, come see us again!

The Site offers guided tours of the Ansley Wilcox home, the historic Buffalo, NY house in which Roosevelt was inaugurated as our 26th president in 1901. The tour includes four restored areas and a permanent exhibit. Special temporary exhibits are also occasionally offered.

Did You Know?

Antique telephone

Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to have a telephone installed in his home. It allowed him to keep in contact with Washington when he was at Sagamore Hill. More...