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Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stable and Grooms’ Quarters

 
 
Stable and Grooms’ Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Stable and Grooms’ Quarters Marker
Inscription.
In 1901 the building that stood here (later destroyed by fire in 1944) housed the family’s five riding horses. Each stall had the horse’s name above it. Work horses were kept farther away at the barn. The grooms lived here on the second floor.
 
Location. 40° 53.181′ N, 73° 30.034′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Sagamore Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, just northwest of the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Building (a few steps from this marker); A Gentleman’s Farm, 1918 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Garden for Food and Color (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood and Tool Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); The Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Helping Feed the Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Farm Tools (within shouting distance of this marker); A Respite for Mrs. Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
More about this marker.
Marker at Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Marker at Sagamore Hill
The top of the marker contains a photograph of the Stable and Grooms’ Quarters how they appeared when the Roosevelts lived here.
 
Also see . . .  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Stable and Grooms’ Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Stable and Grooms’ Quarters Marker
Site of the Stable and Grooms’ Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Site of the Stable and Grooms’ Quarters
Before the 1944 fire, President Roosevelt's Stable and Grooms’ Quarters were located on this ground.
Theodore Roosevelt Riding Little Texas image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
5. Theodore Roosevelt Riding Little Texas
Little Texas, Yagenka and the other Roosevelt horses were housed in the stable that was located on this site.
Mrs. Roosevelt Mounted on Yagenka image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
6. Mrs. Roosevelt Mounted on Yagenka
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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