Season 2, Episode 26-Theodore Roosevelt and Sagamore Hill

S2 E27 William Howard Taft and Washington, DC Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Capitol for the first of many visits, this time for the home of William Howard Taft in the Kalorama neighborhood! Learn about William Howard's legal and political career; his election and Presidency; his wife, Helen, and accomplished children; as well as his many homes! Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: 1's William Howard Taft Episode: "William Howard Taft and Cincinnati" Support the show
  1. S2 E27 William Howard Taft and Washington, DC
  2. S2 E26 Theodore Roosevelt and Sagamore Hill
  3. BONUS! Interview with Presidential Visitor Andrew Alexander
  4. S2 E25 William McKinley and Canton
  5. S2 E24 NOT Grover Cleveland's Second Term Question and Answer Episode

There’s only one word to describe Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill: Bully! Hear about Theodore Roosevelt’s beloved home in Oyster Bay on Long Island, New York, as well as his political rise and career; his Vice Presidency and Presidency; his wives, Alice and Edith, and children; as well as his stunning home!

Be sure to check out Theodore Roosevelt’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Theodore Roosevelt and Manhattan”!

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site official website.

Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill from National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of Sagamore Hill from Google Arts and Culture.

From My July 2022 Visit!

From My August 2015 Visit!

First Floor Plan at Sagamore Hill from Library of Congress.
Theodore Roosevelt on his porch at Sagamore Hill
North Room
Theodore’s singular White House Dining Room
Theodore Roosevelt used the Lincoln Bed in his bedroom.
Theodore and his children at Sagamore Hill

Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill: 20 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay, New York.

Recommended Reading for Theodore Roosevelt

Edmund Morris, Theodore Rex.
Henry Pringle, Theodore Roosevelt.
H. W. Brands, T.R.: The Last Romantic.
Theodore Roosevelt, An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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