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

Atop Sagamore Hill

 
 
Atop Sagamore Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Atop Sagamore Hill Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Location. 40° 53.113′ N, 73° 30.063′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is located at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, near the entrance to the Roosevelt Home. 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 House (a few steps from this marker); Copper Beech (within shouting distance of this marker); Mounting Platform (within shouting distance of this marker); Up to the Roosevelts (within shouting distance of this marker); A Place in History (within shouting distance of this marker); Quentin Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodore Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
More about this marker.
Atop Sagamore Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Atop Sagamore Hill Marker
The bottom of the marker contains a photograph of the Roosevelt home at Sagamore Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Biography of Theodore Roosevelt. The White House website. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Scenes of Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1912. Library of Congress. (Submitted on July 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Marker at Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker at Sagamore Hill
The entrance to the Roosevelt Home can be seen in the photo beyond the marker.
Home of Theodore Roosevelt image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Home of Theodore Roosevelt
The Roosevelt home is located just north of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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