Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
New York, NY 10003
Village Voice's Description
Although Roosevelt's home was torn down in 1916, this structure (built in 1920, one year after he died) is an almost exact replica. Some of the original furniture remains, but the majority is simply "furnished in the style." Hours: Tue-Sat 9am-5pm, closed Federal holidays.
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The original building where the 26th President of the United States lived from birth until he was 14 years old was demolished in 1916. It was rebuilt here in 1919 by the Theodore Roosevelt Association
The elegant neighborhood of Gramercy Park is home to a historic residence, the birthplace of one of America's most colorful presidents, Theodore Roosevelt.
History buffs (and fans Night at the Museum) will flip for the reproduction of the 26th president’s childhood home. Hey, they named the teddy bear after this guy! Powered by ParentsConnect.com
Visit this National Park site to see a recreation of Teddy Roosevelt's childhood home (the original was demolished in 1916).
The Childhood of a Renowned PresidentOnly one U.S. president was born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th president and becom