An Unexpected Inauguration that Changed the Nation

As president, Theodore Roosevelt created protections for ordinary citizens, began regulation of big business, and made the US a major force in international affairs. Yet one of the most important presidencies in America's history nearly didn't happen. See the place where a brief, emotional, and improvised ceremony in Buffalo, NY brought TR into office, and forever altered the nation.

One of several exhibits at the TR Inaugural Site.

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Visit the TR Inaugural Site to hear how one of America's best-known and most influential presidents came to be inaugurated in Buffalo, NY.

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
641 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14202


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