Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (HMSQX)

Location: Oyster Bay, NY 11771 Nassau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 53.179', W 73° 29.943'

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Sagamore Hill was the family home of our 26th President Theodore Roosevelt, his wife Edith and their six children. He built the Queen Anne Shingle style home on 155 acres between 1884 and 1886 and it became known as the "Summer White House" during his Presidency from 1901-1909. In addition to his home, the site contained a working farm with numerous outbuildings, pastures, a garden, orchard, woodlands, a tidal marsh and a beach on Cold Spring Harbor. This "birds-eye view" depicts the site's structures and landscape features in 1918, approximately one year before Theodore Roosevelt's death. Edith Roosevelt remained in the family home and managed the farm until her death in 1948.

" . . . fond as I am of the White House . . . there isn't any place in the world like home - like Sagamore Hill, where things are our own . . . and where it is real country." - Theodore Roosevelt to his daughter Ethel, June 11, 1906

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Visitor Attractions

1. ? Theodore Roosevelt Home - take a guided tour through the twenty-three rooms of one of the best-preserved presidential homes in America.

11. ? Visitor Center and Bookstore - receive park information, purchase tickets for a guided tour of the Roosevelt Home, and browse educational materials and souvenirs for sale.

16. ? Theodore Roosevelt Museum at Old Orchard - enjoy three galleries of exhibits and an audio visual presentation telling the story of TR's fascinating personal and political life.

18. ? Nature Trail to Eel Creek Saltmarsh and Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge - experience a .7 mile loop trail on an unspoiled section of North Shore coastline.
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] RPELLJR25  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 626450 N 4527221
Decimal Degrees40.88631667, -73.49905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.179', W 73° 29.943'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 10.74" N, 73° 29' 56.58" W
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Area Code(s)631, 516
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 304 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay NY 11771, US
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