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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

September 14: The Anniversary of TR's 1901 Inauguration

A re-enactor portrays Theodore Roosevelt.
Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 26th President of the United States in Buffalo, NY on September 14, 1901. The TR Inaugural Site begins its annual commemoration with an inaugural reenactment at the Site. The Site is also proud to host a U.S. Naturalization Ceremony with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Call 716-884-0095 for details.

Did You Know?

Woman c. 1900

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...