• 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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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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Theodore Roosevelt c. 1900.

At 42, Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest person to become President of the United States. John F. Kennedy was the youngest to be elected, but was 43 when he took the oath. More...