Season 1, Episode 26-Theodore Roosevelt and Manhattan

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Season 1, Episode 26: Theodore Roosevelt and Manhattan

We’ve arrived at the game-changer himself, Teddy Roosevelt, born right in the heart of Manhattan. By far, one of the wealthiest presidents, and one whose family allowed him to indulge a variety of interests.

Check out Teddy Roosevelt’s childhood and political rise, as well as what happened to his birthplace!

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site official page.

The Virtual Tour of the Theodore Roosevelt birthplace!

Video from NYLandmarks on Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace!

Be sure to check out Theodore Roosevelt’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Theodore Roosevelt and Sagamore Hill”!

From My August 2015 Visit!

From My July 2021 Visit!

After Teddy became president, the birthplace all decked out.
After the replica was built
Some of Teddy’s taxidermied birds and his tools.
Theodore Roosevelt portrait by John Singer Sargent.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace: 28 E. 20th Street, New York City, NY.

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