From Barn to Home

From Barn to Home (HM1P4K)

Location: Oyster Bay, NY 11771 Nassau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 53.176', W 73° 29.962'

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Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

The Old Barn was gone and the farm needed a replacement. Edith Roosevelt oversaw the plans for what became the New Barn, built in 1907. To reduce costs, she eliminated the concrete-lined basement meant for the cows, and instead planned to keep them on the ground floor with the hay and the horses. However, superintendent Robert Gillespie recalled that the New Barn was used to store equipment and hay; animals were never kept there.After the Stable and Lodge burned down in 1944, Edith ordered the New Barn converted to living quarters for the farm manager. Today, the National Park Service still uses the New Barn as housing. It is not open to the public.
HM NumberHM1P4K
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 6th, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 626424 N 4527215
Decimal Degrees40.88626667, -73.49936667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.176', W 73° 29.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 10.56" N, 73° 29' 57.72" W
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Area Code(s)631, 516
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 304 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay NY 11771, US
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