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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

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Electric Tower

In 1901, Buffalo celebrated the progress that had been made since settlement of the area about a century earlier. The world was invited to attend the Pan-American Exposition. This set into motion a chain of events that changed the nation.

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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...