Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sagamore’s tennis court occupied this hollow, which was overrun by moss and mole. If your serve whipped into the low branches, you earned a let, or second try. The President got in extra practice at the White House, and despite his portly frame and unorthodox grip, played “a surprisingly good game.”
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 53.102′ N, 73° 30.163′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Sagamore Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, at the end of a walking path that begins near the main house. It can also be seen from Sagamore Hill Road. 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. Roosevelts at Play (within shouting distance of this marker); Sagamore Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Quentin Roosevelt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Roosevelt (about 400 feet away); A Place in History (about 400 feet away); Atop Sagamore Hill The House (about 500 feet away); Mounting Platform (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Oyster Bay.
More about this marker. A picture on the marker depicts “Theodore, Jr. at the net around 1903.
Also see . . . Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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