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American Artifacts: Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

National Park Service Tour

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

New York City
Sunday, June 22, 2014

A visit to the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City for a tour by National Park Service Ranger Michael Amato. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was rebuilt in 1923 by the Women's Roosevelt Memorial Association and is now managed by the National Park Service.

Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:56am (ET)

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