• 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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- Theodore Roosevelt, 24 January 1893

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Did You Know?

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS in Buffalo, NY.

Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated in this home in Buffalo, NY in 1901. However, the same building had been the home of Zachary Taylor's daughter in the 1840's, and the home of Grover Cleveland's law partner in the 1860's. More...