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

The Pet Cemetery

 
 
The Pet Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. The Pet Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Occasionally there would be a mournful procession of parents and children to the small animal cemetery to lay away a family pet.

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Animals Buried Here

DOGS             HORSES
Susan             Little Texas
      Jessie     (T. Roosevelt’s horse)
Little Boz                Tamara
        Jack     (T. Roosevelt, Jr.’s horse)
Skip                                      

 
Location. 40° 53.17′ N, 73° 30.075′ 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, north of 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. A Respite for Mrs. Roosevelt (a few steps from this marker); Valued Family Friends (within shouting distance of this marker); Stable and Grooms’ Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Building (within shouting distance of this marker); A Gentleman’s Farm, 1918 (within
The Pet Cemetery Marker & Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. The Pet Cemetery Marker & Gravestone
shouting distance of this marker); Mounting Platform (within shouting distance of this marker); The House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Copper Beech (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
More about this marker. Two photographs on the right side of the marker show a family member with some of the pets buried here. They depict “Archie with Skip on his left and other family pet.” and “T.R. with Little Texas.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

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

3. Scenes of Theodore Roosevelt with some of his pets at Sagamore Hill, 1912. Library of Congress. (Submitted on July 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Pet Cemetery at Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Pet Cemetery at Sagamore Hill
Roosevelt Family Pet Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Roosevelt Family Pet Cemetery
Gravestone at the Pet Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
5. Gravestone at the Pet Cemetery
The Pet Cemetery Gravestone is engraved with the names of the dogs and horses buried here with the year of their death.
Roosevelt Pet Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
6. Roosevelt Pet Gravestone
Faithful Friends
1902
Susan and Jessie     Skip
Little Boz       1907
1903       Little Texas
Jack     Cuba     1898
Tamara
France     1917
Closeup of Photos from Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
7. Closeup of Photos from Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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