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Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

Presidential Birthplace and Passage of Lincoln's Funeral Procession

Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace
Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace
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28 East 20th Street
New York, New York 10003
United States

On This Very Spot on October 27, 1858, Theodore Roosevelt was born.

On This Very Spot in 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt observed the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln as it passed in front of his home.

On This Very Spot Roosevelt lived until he was fourteen years old.

Submitted by: Michael Lejman

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This spot is managed by the National Park Service (USA) and is open to the public. For complete information, including hours of operation, admission fees, and maps & directions, visit

Condition: Roosevelt's original birthplace was demolished in 1916, but after his death it was rebuilt and decorated with many of its original furnishings.

Nearest Major Airport: New York (JFK) International Airport

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