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Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

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History Comes to Life

Sagamore Hill is fascinating, even if you are not a Teddy Roosevelt fan. The National Park Service... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IllinoisTravel4Fun
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Chicago, Illinois
An insightful experience

This was a wonderful experience at a small presidential site in Long Island, NY. In full... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
geologymom
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Blauvelt, NY
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A bully good historic attraction, not to be missed: the home of Theodore Roosevelt from 1902 to 1906, considered the "Summer White House," a beautiful 23-room Victorian mansion estate that also includes a 37-acre National Environmental Study Area of...more
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20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went today hoping to take a tour but due to the shutdown we were unable to. Hopefully I will one day be able to come back. Very disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sagamore Hill is fascinating, even if you are not a Teddy Roosevelt fan. The National Park Service does a wonderful job of bringing history to life at this site. The approach to the house offers plaques with loads of information about the property and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience at a small presidential site in Long Island, NY. In full disclosure, I really admire Theodore Roosevelt and always wanted to see Sagamore HIll and it did not disappoint. Even though it was cold and rainy, the visit to this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geologymom
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Sagamore Hill is Teddy Roosevelt’s summer estate. It’s a parcel of land and several buildings set on Cove Neck in Oyster Bay. The main house is a favorite and the museum Old Orchard has a lot to see too. Interesting personal possessions on display help...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pashado
Reviewed 24 November 2018

An astonishing experience--remains as it was when TR lived there, thanks to the foresight of the family, and the care of the NPS. The visitor center is away from the house, wonderfully and thankfully. Great tour and guide, indulged the individual interests of our (small)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This place was “stumbler” during a driving trip in the area and saw the signs on our way to our destination. We stopped by on our way back. What a gem! Very interesting for its historical aspect being Theodore Roosevelt’s house. You can visit the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank cxcartist
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome place well maintained, must visit if you're on Long island, beautiful place to take a nice stroll!!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Aditya V
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Similar to Theodore Roosevelt's Memorial Park, this is actually the view of the property and the inside of the summer/vacation house.. what a wonderful place to visit with kids any age. For the little ones, they had a local petting zoo come by.. it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Marina R
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I traveled to Sagamore Hill by School Bus. Was with B.O.C.E.S. Rosemary Kennedy School Wantagh;N.Y. in 1973.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John V
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Growing up on LI, I have been here quite a few times as a child and as an adult. TR happens to be my favorite president, not just because he was a New Yorker. The home was renovated a couple years or so ago and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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marlipman
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Yes, there are nature trails, open fields, and roads. Cove Neck is a quiet residential village with public roads and not much traffic. If you are really ambitious you can go down to the beach and run along the water on the... More
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Response from Jacqui K | Reviewed this property |
I ordered my tickets online in advance. I recommend you do this as each tour is limited to just a few people due to small areas.
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