4.4
24 votes

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, New York 14202 USA

$
$$$$
Budget
Closed Now
Opens Sun 12p

“a result of the McKinley assassination”

It is an official NPS site for the historical mansion where Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated president after the assassination of President McKinley. On September 14, 1901, Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office as the 26th president of the United States in Buffalo, NY. His predecessor, William McKinley, had been shot by an assassin at the Pan-American Exposition on September 6, dying at 2:15 AM on the 14th. Roosevelt, who had hoped to someday rise to the Presidency, would say "It is a dreadful thing to come into the Presidency in this way; but it would be far worse to be morbid about it. Here is the task, and I have got to do it to the best of my ability."

Read More >
Add Review
Thanks!
Your Rating
1
2
3
4
5

Reviewed by
WadeSeagrave

  • 19 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
October 14, 2015
Rated 3.0

There wasn't much to see and learn independently. It is essentially a walking tour where a guide shows you through the house and narrates the story of what happened in each room. The guide was excellent, but this style of museum wasn't my cup of tea.

Was this helpful?

Be the first to add a review to the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

641 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, New York
14202 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun, Sat: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Is there a problem with this listing? Let us know.

  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

Own this business?

Claim your business to keep your
listing's information up to date.

Claim

Nearby Hotels

Buffalo, New York
FastBook
$$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Buffalo, New York
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Buffalo, New York
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Buffalo, New York
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

58436