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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Indoor Activities

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The Inaugural Site library at Christmas.

Victorian Christmas - Welcome to this historic landmark home - decked out in grand style with fragrant greens and seasonal décor. Find one of a kind gifts for everyone on your shopping list in our well-stocked holiday boutiques. So many ways to celebrate the holiday season – the choice is yours!

 
Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking Contest for high school students.
 
September 14: Annual commemoration of the Anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt's 1901 Inauguration.
 

Behind-the-Scenes tours of the TR Inaugural Site.
 

Lectures: Special one-day presentations on various historical topics.

Teddy Bear Picnic: An annual festival for the younger set. (Ages 3-12)

Allentown Art Festival: The TR Inaugural Site is open to the public during the Allentown Art Festival.

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...