The Childhood of a Renowned President

This is the boyhood home of the first U.S. president to be 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 become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the "strenuous life." Read More

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Directions and Transportation

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The story of the re-created birthplace.

Learn the story behind the re-created structure you can tour today!

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How did New York look when TR was a kid?

Learn how the neighborhood appeared when TR was a child.

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Family is Important!

Learn about those who were influential on TR

Last updated: May 16, 2019

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