September 8-10, 1901
As McKinley's condition continued to improve, Roosevelt felt it was safe to leave Buffalo. On Tuesday night he took an all night train to the Adirondacks where his family was already on vacation. He left detailed instructions with Ansley Wilcox on the chance that he would be asked to return to Buffalo.
Did You Know?
Always eager for a new experience, Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to own a car.