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Nassau County Markers
New York (Nassau County), Garden City — To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air
To commemorate the first crossing from east to west and the first double crossing of the Atlantic by air accomplished by the British airship R34 which left East Fortune Scotland on July 2nd 1919, landed Mineola Long Island on July 6th, and returned to Pulham England arriving July 13th 1919. — Map (db m77713) HM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Carpenters1914 World War 1918
In honor of the members of Local Union No. 1093 who served their country in the World War 1914 – 1918 Adam Donaldson • Frank S. Boday • Louis Myers • Edw. Nordstrom • Frank Hoebich • Everett Wicks • Patrick Hanlon • Daniel Murdock • Fred Cassell • Thomas Duffy • Edw. J. Wansor • Lester Underhill • George Kassoner • Patrick Trainor • Arthur Malloy • Harry Hicks • Benj. Isaac • Berger Person • Alex Murray • Herman Christenson • David Roy • James H. Jarvis • Andrew Hegeman • George Tuthill . . . — Map (db m65203) HM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Glen Cove Civil War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who served in the Army & Navy of the United States during the War to preserve the American Union 1861 – 1865 My paramount object in this struggle is to preserve the Union Abraham Lincoln — Map (db m65206) HM WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Glen Cove Korea Memorial
This tribute is dedicated to those veterans who gave the supreme sacrifice during the “Korean War” 1950 - 1954 ( Lower Marker : ) Bernard Halloran Richard Neillands Anthony Panetta John Truskiewicz — Map (db m65205) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Glen Cove Vietnam Memorial
This tribute is dedicated to those veterans who gave the supreme sacrifice during the “Vietnam War” 1959 – 1975 ( Lower Marker : ) Francis Andrysiak Francis Arnett Richard Brown Charles Johnson John McCarthy Richard Mitchell William Morse Dennis Murray — Map (db m65188) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Glen Cove WWI Memorial
Dedicated to the Glen Cove men who gave their lives in the First World War William Henry Albin • Harvey Brewster • John J. Butler • Luigi Capobianco • Earl Clinton Chadwick • Samuel Dawson • James Erwin Donahue • George Ford • Ralph William Francis • Charles Edward Germain • Herbert Hill • Leonard Anderson Jackson • Harry Cliff Johnson • Arthur Emanuel Lawson • D. McCauley • John Michael McGrady • William Miller • James J. Porter • John T. Ritzer • Clarence Edward Smith • Aniello Stanco • . . . — Map (db m65168) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Glen Cove WWII Memorial
A tribute to the men of Glen Cove who gave their lives in the service of their country in the armed forces of the United States in World War II December 7, 1941          August 14, 1945 Abate, Victor • Becker, Valentine • Bessel, Solomon • Campbell, John E. • Cocks, George W., Jr. • DeRocco, Thomas C. • DeGiovanni, Joseph N. • Doxey, John H. • Duke, John F. • Durka, John P. • Edwards, George • Eldridge, Alfred S. • Emmet, William T. • Famigletti, Angelo • Floccari, Arimnue J. • Gabrus, Joseph . . . — Map (db m65182) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — John E. Miller
In memory of John E. Miller Private – 2nd New York Calvary Born Glen Cove, New York 1841 Died Andersonville Prison, Georgia 1864 — Map (db m65163) HM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Liberty Pole
Near this spot a flagpole was erected during the early days of the Civil War. — Map (db m65070) HM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Polish American Freedom Fighters
Tribute to those Polish American Freedom Fighters who made the supreme sacrifice in First and Second World Wars Polish American War Veterans of Glen Cove and vicinity, inc. * 1982 * — Map (db m65184) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — R.R. Station
First train to New York from Glen Cove Glen Street May 16, 1867. — Map (db m65073) HM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Sgt. Major Daniel J. DalyUnited States Marine Corps
Medal of Honor Seige of Peking 1900 Medal of Honor Haitian Rebellion 1915 Navy Cross   1918 Distinguished Service Cross   1918 A native of Glen Cove, Dan Daly will live forever as a hero, a legend, a two time Medal of Honor winner and as a United States Marine. Dedicated this day November 20, 1993 by the City of Glen Cove — Map (db m65166) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Historic Complex
1844 Old Grace Church. DeLancey Floyd – Jones Library 1896. 1870 Floyd – Jones Servant Cottage. Floyd – Jones Burial Ground 1892. 1969 Home of the Historical Society of the Massapequas — Map (db m65101) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Massapequa Hotel
South on Ocean Ave. between Cornelius & Berkley, a grand Victorian resort served 300 guests. Cottages, boathouse bathing pavilion . . 1888 - 1916 — Map (db m65098) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Old Grace ChurchCirca 1844 — Designated Landmark
( Left Plaque : ) National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Long Island Chapter Commends the preservation of Old Grace Church Historic Complex Burial site of first colonial settlers Major Thomas Jones (d. 1713) and wife Freelove Townsend (d. 1726) May 21, 2005 ( Right Plaque : ) Old Grace Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Founded 1844 — Map (db m65154) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Samuel Jones, Esquire
Burial place of Samuel Jones, Esquire 1734 – 1819 Voted for ratification of the U.S. Constitution, 7-26-1788. Historical Society of the Massapequas, 1988 — Map (db m65097) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — West Neck
Jones family burial ground, circa late 1700’s. Wm. Jones & his wife, Phoebe Jackson. Descendants include Samuel, “Father of the N.Y.S. Bar”. — Map (db m65096) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa Park — Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N.
Awarded Medal of Honor Nov. 2, 1899 For exceptional valor and heroism at the Harbor of Santiago de Cuba, June 2, 1898 Dedicated in lasting memory by Massapequa, N.Y., Lodge no. 2162 B.P.O. Elks, Nov. 11, 1964 — Map (db m65102) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa Park — Flying Field
World’s 1st development air port. 21 acre Fitzmaurice Field, here 1929 to 1953 . . . Col. James Fitzmaurice flew 1st flight Europe to U.S.A. — Map (db m65094) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Garden for Food and ColorSagamore Hill National Historic Site
In Theodore Roosevelt’s time this field was a three-acre garden of vegetables, fruit trees, and berries. It produced potatoes, lima beans, lettuce, and carrots, peach, plum, and pear trees, and multiple grape arbors. Despite its size the garden was not big enough to take care of all their mealtime needs. The garden also provided many scents and colors. Edith Roosevelt loved flowers throughout the house, so the garden included carnations, snapdragons, salvia, columbine, and larkspur for . . . — Map (db m90372) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Gentleman’s Farm, 1918Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
This land around you had always been a working farm. When Theodore Roosevelt bought the property in 1880 it already included an orchard, fields of corn, asparagus, and buckwheat as well as an old barn. After the purchase, Roosevelt had his own ideas of what the farm should look like and cleared about 47 acres, including pastures. With a garden, fields, orchard, pigs, cows, horses, and chickens the farm required a full-time farm manager and several full and part-time farm hands. Even the . . . — Map (db m90406) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Place in History
It was on this piazza that Teddy Roosevelt was notified of his nomination for Governor of New York in 1898, for Vice President in 1900, and for President in 1904. He had the railing removed here to address more effectively groups gathered on the lawn below. The group shown in this photo is made up of representatives from the woman-suffrage movement. — Map (db m42967) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Respite for Mrs. RooseveltSagamore Hill National Historic Site
Six Roosevelt children and nearly a dozen neighboring cousins could be a rambunctious group. Sometimes Edith Roosevelt needed a place for solitude. The Arbor was not too far from the house. She could enjoy the sun and scented roses, yet still be close by if needed. The Nest, a small wooden gazebo, provided an even better escape. Located about 100 yards in front of you, in Smith’s Field, along the path to Aunt Elizabeth’s house, it was Edith’s special spot. Built for her, she had been very . . . — Map (db m90399) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Thoroughly Modern HouseSagamore Hill National Historic Site
The windmill to your left is a re-creation of two previous windmills Theodore Roosevelt had built. The first was constructed when the house was built. A second windmill, and a supplemental gas-powered pump, replaced that one in 1905. The mills pumped fresh water from a well, and sent the water to storage tanks and a hot water heater in the house. Despite its rural location, Sagamore Hill had the same amenities as most city houses. In addition to fresh water, gas lights and kerosene lamps . . . — Map (db m90398) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Atop Sagamore Hill
Theodore Roosevelt’s new home crowned a treeless hill that sloped down to the water on three sides. Across their lawn the family could watch ferryboats plying Long Island Sound. Roosevelt planted shade trees around the home, but cut down other trees to maintain the views he enjoyed. — Map (db m43031) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Chicken House
Fresh eggs and chickens to satisfy the healthy appetites of the family were raised on the grounds. Chicken was a favorite dish and the Roosevelts had it almost every day. — Map (db m53638) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Civil War Trophy Gun
30 pdr Parrott Rifle 27 made in 1861   Weight 3510 lbs Service on board USS R.R. Cuyler 61 to 63 Presented to the Village of Oyster Bay, NY by US Navy Department Unveiled by Theodore Roosevelt President of United States June 27, 1903 — Map (db m65122) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Copper BeechFagus sylvatica — Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
This copper beech, also called a purple beech, was planted by the Roosevelt family about 1895. Its leaves go through several color changes as the season progresses; they appear each Spring as a light copper color, turning purple by June and finally become a deep green color by the height of Summer. Trees of this variety are native to western Europe, but they grow well here, and were very popular on large estates of this area in the late 19th century. Please do not disturb the tree or the . . . — Map (db m43084) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Council Rock
Here George Fox, 1672, met with Wrights, Underhill and Feeke at Quaker Gathering. — Map (db m42787) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Earle-Wightman House Museum
Oyster Bay was occupied by the British from 1776-1783. Due to the close proximity to their fort, the Loyalist Queen’s Rangers occupied the residence during the winter of 1778-1779. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m42791) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — End of An Era
The Hamlet changed drastically and quickly in the early 20th century, but things began to slow after Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency came to an end in 1909. His impact, however, would continue to shape Oyster Bay for years to come, even after his passing. The period following Theodore Roosevelt’s death in 1919 was marked by a wave of improvements throughout the Hamlet, some with the intention to memorialize him, others with the desire to improve the quality or character of the downtown, and . . . — Map (db m90409) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Farm Tools
Most maintenance and repair work was done by those who ran this farm. This required a variety of tools as well as the diverse skills to use them well. — Map (db m42984) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Fort HillTownsend Burying Ground
      Buried here are John Townsend 1668; Robert Townsend, “Culper, Jr.” (1753 – 1838) of General Washington’s intelligence service and his sister Sally Townsend (1761 – 1842) both instrumental in the disclosure of the Benedict Arnold – John André plot to surrender West Point to the British in 1780. Cemetery owned by the Town of Oyster Bay. — Map (db m65078) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Fortified Hill
Occupied by Colonel Simcoe’s Queen Rangers   1779-81. — Map (db m42783) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — From Barn to HomeSagamore 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 . . . — Map (db m90335) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Helping Feed the FamilySagamore Hill National Historic Site
Mealtimes were family times for the Roosevelt family. Breakfast might include peaches and cream, fried liver and bacon, grits, waffles, cereal, milk, and for Theodore Roosevelt, lots of coffee. Dinners often featured fried chicken covered with white gravy, pork, and vegetables. Roosevelt and his wife Edith didn’t expect the farm to be self-sufficient, but they did their best to raise much of the meat and vegetables the family ate. The Farm Shed stored ox harnesses and farm tools, along with . . . — Map (db m90369) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Housing the StaffSagamore Hill National Historic Site
The Roosevelt family needed full-time assistance to maintain the house and farm. Theodore had a devoted valet, James Amos, he called his “head man.” The house staff included a cook, waitress, chambermaid, and a nurse who had worked for Edith’s family for many years. Charles Lee, a coachman at the White House, was the family chauffeur. In 1910, Roosevelt built the home you see in the distance for his married staff. Amos and his wife, Annie, and Lee and his wife, Clara, shared this . . . — Map (db m90333) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — John Townsend
This stone marks the grave of John Townsend who came from England about 1630, and settled in Oyster Bay in 1661. He died in 1668, and was buried here on his own land. — Map (db m65081) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Matinecock Lodge
Masonic Lodge of President Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States. Raised to a Master Mason April 24, 1901. — Map (db m90328) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Mounting Platform
This section of porch with no railing served as a convenient platform for mounting horses and entering carriages. — Map (db m42970) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Nature Trail and WoodlandSagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill may have been a working farm, but it was also a playground for Theodore Roosevelt. He cleared much of the land, but left these 35 acres as woodlands filled with chestnuts, elms, and cedars. It was home to wildlife and allowed Roosevelt to fulfill several favorite pastimes: family outings, bird watching, and chopping wood. He hiked through these woods with his wife, children, and friends pausing now and then to listen and spot birds singing and flying about. An expert birder, in . . . — Map (db m90336) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Old OrchardSagamore Hill National Historic Site
“Tired of living here and there in rented houses,” wrote Eleanor Roosevelt, in 1937 she and her husband Ted Jr. purchased four acres of Sagamore Hill from his mother. The Georgian-style home, built in 1938, sat at the south end of the old apple orchard. It was smaller than Sagamore Hill, but suited their needs. It had twelve rooms, servants’ quarters on the east wing, a semi-formal garden in the rear of the home, and a cold cellar to store vegetables and other perishable goods. . . . — Map (db m90365) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Old Orchard Home
For 50 years, the look of Sagamore Hill changed little. Then in 1938, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., the President’s eldest son, built this Georgian home here on four acres of the farm’s old apple orchard. The house is now open to visitors as a museum of President Theodore Roosevelt’s life and family. — Map (db m42965) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — On the Farm
In Roosevelt’s day, fields of timothy and corn ran downhill from here to an early 19th-century hay barn – the scene of childhood games. You could look left across a quarter mile of pasture to the old apple orchard and the woods. The crack of rifle might come from a ravine below the pasture – the President practicing his aim. — Map (db m43053) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Oyster Bay 9/11 Monument
In loving memory of the Oyster Bay Residents lost on September 11, 2001 Christopher Ciafardini Wade Green Brooke Jackman Joseph Kelly Thomas Mahon Edward Papa Christopher Slattery Contributed by the Oyster Bay High School Student Council 2002 - 2003 — Map (db m43087) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Oyster Bay Honor Roll
To the memory of those from Oyster Bay who gave their lives in the service of their country 1917   •   World War I   •   1918 Nicolas Abbati • Frank Boday • Fred H. Cassell • Luke Kiloran • Quentin Roosevelt 1941   •   World War II   •  1945 Gerard Agostinello • Joseph Agostinello • Zigmund H. Ambrosiac • Henry H. Anderson • Howard T. Baker • George F. Bein • Edward P. Bielski • Stephen Bladykas • Chester K. Bloxsom • Henry F. Cheshire • John I. Cheshire • Samuel Clement • Richard M. . . . — Map (db m65140) WM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Oyster Bay Railroad Station
Home train station of Theodore Roosevelt President of the United States 1901 - 1909, July 2005 Place on the National Register of Historic Places. Plaque sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Associaton and Oyster Bay Historical Society — Map (db m62060) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Oyster Bay Veterans Monument
In tribute to all veterans who served the United States of America — Map (db m65143) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Oyster Bay WWI Memorial
To the memory of those from Oyster Bay who gave their lives in the service of their country in the World War 1917 – 1918 --------------- Let those who come after see that these men shall not be forgotten. Nicolas Abbati Frank Boday Fred H. Cassell Luke Kiloran Quentin Roosevelt [ Lower Plaque: ] The above plaque honors veterans who lost their lives in the first World War. Originally the plan to place this plaque and memorial trees on this site was interrupted by the death of . . . — Map (db m42854) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Presbyterian Church
Completed 1873, stick-style architecture. Boyhood church of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. J. Cleveland Cady, Architect Map (db m42806) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Quentin Roosevelt
This stone is from the grave of Quentin Roosevelt Youngest son of Theodore and Edith Kermit Roosevelt who was killed in aerial combat in France on July 14, 1918 and was buried where he fell near Chamery. His body was moved in 1955 to the Normandy American Cemetery at St. Laurent where it lies beside that of his brother, Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, who died in the Normandy Invasion in 1944. — Map (db m7974) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Raynham Hall
Built 1740; Used by British as Col. Simcoe’s Hdqts; Information from here lead to Major Andre’s capture after his visits; Home of Robert Townsend, Washington Spy. — Map (db m42788) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Raynham Hall Museum
From 1776 to 1783, this house was used as headquarters for the Loyalist Queen’s Rangers. It was the home of Robert Townsend, a spy for General Washington. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m42790) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Roosevelt Memorial Oak
To the sacred memory of Theodore Roosevelt The Great American President of the United States 1901 – 1908 Planted Palm Sunday 1919 A.D. by Paul Brorstrom — Map (db m53687) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Roosevelt Memorial Rocks
The Book of Theodore Roosevelt’s Life Written in Rocks Chapter 1 – Born Oct 27, 1858. Brick from 28 E 20 NYC where Roosevelt was born. Presented by Women’s Roosevelt Memorial Assn. Chapter 2 – Regaining his Health. Granite step from house at Moosehead Lake, Maine, where young Roosevelt regained his health. Presented by W. W. Sewull. Chapter 3 – From Cambridge, Mass. Theodore Roosevelt’s four years of college life. Presented by Harvard College. Chapter 4 – Baptismal in . . . — Map (db m53686) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Roosevelts at PlaySagamore Hill National Historic Site
Tennis at Sagamore Hill had unique challenges and court rules. The ground wasn’t level and tree branches closed in the court. The Roosevelts allowed “that when a ball hit a branch and might have gone in it was a ‘let.’” For Theodore Roosevelt sports were about building character and body. They might get rough, with bruises and blood, but that was all part of the game. Roosevelt, his family – including cousins and their parents – and anyone else were welcome to play. In . . . — Map (db m90338) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Sagamore Hill
Home of Theodore Roosevelt Governor of New York President of United States — Map (db m42769) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Sagamore Hill in the Presidential Years
In its many area devoted to different activities, this estate reflected the energy and diverse interest of its owner. A series of markers identifies each of the buildings or features of the estate explaining their use. — Map (db m43056) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteNational Park Service
The house stands right on the top of the hill, separated by fields and belts of woodland from all other houses, and looks out over the bay and the Sound. We see the sun go down beyond long reaches of land and water . . . We love all the seasons; the snows and bare woods of winter; the rush of growing things and the blossom-spray of spring; the yellow grain, the ripening fruits and tasseled corn, and the deep, leafy shades that are heralded by ‘the green dance of summer; and the sharp . . . — Map (db m42838) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteNational Park Service
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 . . . — Map (db m42840) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Stable and Grooms’ Quarters
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. — Map (db m43082) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Tennis Anyone?
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.” — Map (db m53639) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The British OccupationRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
In 1775, the populace of Oyster Bay was divided, with only 20 percent supporting American independence. Among this small group of rebels was local merchant and politician Samuel Townsend, the owner of what is today Raynham Hall Museum. In 1776, British troops had successfully expelled the rebel army from Long Island. For the next seven years, the British Army would control the island from Brooklyn to Orient Point. In the fall of 1778, Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe and more than 400 . . . — Map (db m42808) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Culper Spy RingRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
General George Washington created a domestic network of spies, appointing Major Benjamin Tallmadge of Setauket as the head of the Long Island based Culper Spy Ring. Tallmadge appealed to Robert Townsend, a Manhattan merchant, to join him as a spy by collecting vital information about British movements in New York City. The Townsends’ large Oyster Bay home, now known as Raynham Hall Museum, was being used as a British headquarters. Using the code name Samuel Culper, Jr., Townsend wrote coded . . . — Map (db m42812) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The First BuildingSagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill had been farmland before Theodore Roosevelt bought the property. He intended to live here and keep it a working farm. The farm would need animals and farm workers; both would need shelter. The first building Roosevelt had built provided a stable for the horses and a lodge for his farm manager. It was built on this field in 1883. Architects Lamb & Rich designed it in the same Queen Anne style they would later use for the main house. Noah Seaman was the first farm manager. He and . . . — Map (db m90375) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Funeral of Theodore RooseveltJanuary 8, 1919
From this spot the cortege proceeded up the steps on your left to his final resting place on the hill overlooking the bay. “In the long fight for righteousness the watchword for all of us is spend and be spent.”          Theodore Roosevelt — Map (db m42842) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Garden
It was an informal garden, used to supply fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers for the house. It occupied the area around where you now stand, and out beyond the present road. — Map (db m43080) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The great chain hoax . . . .
Sold by Francis Bannerman to Col. Robert Townsend (1853 – 1915) in the early 1900’s as the great chain links which crossed the Hudson at West Point during the Revolution. The original chain links were made by his great grandfather at the Sterling Iron Works. These “historic” chain links are 19th century Welsh artifacts. — Map (db m90332) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The House
Built to Mr. Roosevelt’s specifications for $16,975 it was completed in 1885. It had twenty-two rooms, which were often filled in the years that followed, since the growing family seemed always to be augmented by visiting friends and relatives, as well as by dignitaries. — Map (db m43051) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Ice House
This small building held the ice that was cut each winter from the surface of nearby ponds, hauled here and covered with sawdust to insulate it against summer heat. Ice was taken from it as needed and kept in a large icebox in the butler’s pantry. — Map (db m42979) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Pet Cemetery
Occasionally there would be a mournful procession of parents and children to the small animal cemetery to lay away a family pet. [ Sidebar: ] Animals Buried Here DOGS             HORSES Susan             Little Texas       Jessie     (T. Roosevelt’s horse) Little Boz                Tamara         Jack     (T. Roosevelt, Jr.’s horse) Skip                                       — Map (db m43058) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — The Windmill
Water was pumped for the house by wind power. The windmill structure also offered a challenge to small gymnasts in the family who loved to clamber about it. — Map (db m42976) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Theodore Roosevelt
In honored memory of Theodore Roosevelt Scout Commissioner     1917-1919 Nassau County Council Boy Scouts of America Dedicated by The Scouts of Nassau County June 14, 1953 — Map (db m42871) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Theodore Roosevelt1858 - 1919
Citizen of Oyster Bay President of the United States * * * * * * * * * * “The way to be good citizens of this nation is to be good citizens of Oyster Bay” *       July 4, 1906      * — Map (db m65120) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park
This park, the gift of a grateful people is dedicated to the memory of Theodore Roosevelt twenty-sixth President of the United States Born New York City 1858 – Died Oyster Bay 1919 “We here in America hold in our hands the hope of the world the fate of the coming years.” - Carnegie Hall Speech 1912 Map (db m53688) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park
This park, the gift of a grateful people is dedicated to the memory of Theodore Roosevelt twenty-sixth President of the United States Born New York City 1858 – Died Oyster Bay 1919 “We here in America hold in our hands the hope of the world the fate of the coming years.” - Carnegie Hall Speech 1912 Map (db m53689) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Statue
Cast from the original 1922 mold Created by sculptor Alexander Phimister Proctor 1860 – 1950 Dedicated October 29, 2005 as the Centennial Project of the Rotary Club of Oyster Bay Re-dedicated on this site by the T.R. Statue Fund October 30, 2010 [ Lower Plaque: ] Centennial Memorial Rotary Club of Oyster Bay Anthony J. Tini, PDG.,     Chairman Major Donors Lori and Roger Bahnik Marge and Fritz Coudert Abby and George O’Neill Statue Advisory Committee Dr. John A. . . . — Map (db m42867) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m65087) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Up to the Roosevelts
Visiting the President’s family could mean a ride up the winding carriage road. First, your horse puffed up narrow switchbacks under an arch of oak and maple. Then the road broke free of the woods, the grand house came in view, and you could trot across a sunny, level clearing to the front door. — Map (db m42975) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Valued Family FriendsSagamore Hill National Historic Site
While most families have a pet or two, the Roosevelt family nearly had a zoo. At various times they had dogs, cats, horses, guinea pigs, snakes, flying squirrels, kangaroo rats, birds, a bear cub, and a badger. The death of a pet meant a funeral that included a procession, flowers, and even eulogies. Jack, a Manchester terrier and the family’s favorite dog, was buried twice; first under a rose bush at the White House and, after Theodore Roosevelt was no longer president, at Sagamore Hill. . . . — Map (db m90403) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Wood and Tool Shed
This building was used to store firewood and tools which were indispensable for keeping the farm and equipment in good repair. — Map (db m43081) HM
New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — Youngs Home
George Washington rested here on April 23/24, 1790 while on his Long Island tour. — Map (db m42771) HM
New York (Nassau County), Wantagh — Washington Tour 1790
President George Washington traveled near this site April 21, 1790, while touring Long Island to thank supporters of the war effort. — Map (db m65074) HM
New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Charles A. Lindbergh
On May 20, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh embarked on a daring trans-Atlantic flight from this spot. He arrived in France 33 hours and 30 minutes later, after flying 3,610 miles nonstop. This revolutionary flight between New York and Paris popularized and helped make aviation the integral part of our world that it is today. — Map (db m53632) HM
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