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

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Stories

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.

Continue...

Did You Know?

President James Garfield

President James Garfield was the second American president to be assassinated. He had been shot in 1881, only 16 years after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, and 20 years before President William McKinley's death. More...