Don’t miss this recreation of the original birth home of President Theodore Roosevelt.
The Theodore Roosevelt Birth House at 28 East 20th Street
Visiting a Museum: The Unique, Unusual, Obscure and Historical
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
28 East 20th Street
New York, NY 10003
Open: Temporarily closed for renovations
Admission: Free: part of the National Park System
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The Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site at 28 East 20th Street
History of the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site:
From Wiki/National Park Service Pamphlet):
The house is a replica of the birthplace and childhood home of the 26th President of the United States. The house originally stood on the site was built in 1848 and was bought by the Roosevelts in 1854. Theodore Roosevelt was born there on October 27th, 1858 and lived in the house with his family until 1872, when the neighborhood began to become more commercial, and the family moved uptown to 57th Street.
The plaque of the original house
The original home was demolished in 1916 to make…
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Don’t miss this interesting tour of the recreation of President Roosevelt’s birth home with period furnishings.
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