1999 Statewide Heritage Events
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It signifies that the event is a Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Event


Greater Niagara


641 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202


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Bully Program Series


February 14th

"The Wit and Wisdom of African Stories, Fables and Folktales,"
with Karima Amin


March 14th

"An Armoire Adventure: 18th Century Fashion Unlock’d,"
with Robert and Kate Emerson


April 15th

"The Lion’s Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family and Peace and War,"
with Edward J. Renehan, Jr.


Submissions by April 23rd Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

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Young Historians Essay Contest
Awards Ceremony - June 3rd


August 4th

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Teddy Bear Picnic


September 14

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Reenactment of the
Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt


September 24th

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural
Site Foundation Annual Luncheon

Presentation of the Theodore Roosevelt Exemplary Citizenship Award
and theTheodore Roosevelt Association Police Award


December 3rd-11th

Victorian Christmas
25th annual holiday event featuring
period decorations, entertainment, boutiques,
luncheons, dinners and fashion shows.


December 17th through March 19th, 2000

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Theodore Roosevelt:
Icon of the American Century

Special exhibit at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
cosponsored by The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National
Historic Site and the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.



Federal Hall National Memorial
Second floor Galleries
26 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005


March 19 through July 4

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Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century
Theodore Roosevelt IV, Honorary Chairman
The National Park Service: Manhattan Sites and the
Theodore Roosevelt Association
This exhibition has been organized by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian
Institution, in association with Manhattan Sites and Sagamore Hill National
Historic Site, National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.

RSVP 212-825-6990


September 11-12

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Our Town Theatre Group

"Radiorama"; Re-creation of great moments from the Golden Age of radio
North Creek


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Bull Moose Days
A Teddy Roosevelt Celebration

North Creek, Newcomb and Minerva


Summer & Fall

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Upper Hudson River Railroad

Scenic train ride from historic station where
Roosevelt learned that he was to be president.



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North Creek Railway Depot

Site where Theodore Roosevelt learned of his
succession to the presidency



Saratoga National Historical Park
648 Route 32
Stillwater, New York 12170
518-664-9821 ext. 224


April 24

March for Parks
Friends of Saratoga Battlefield sponsor their 6th annual fun-day event to increase awareness of the park and raise funds for a new orientation film. Walk, bike or drive a route in the park, then visit with friendly llamas, Smokey the Bear, McGruff the Crime Fighting Dog and colonial soldiers while enjoying a live 20-piece band, silent auction and karate demonstration. Free refreshments and prizes for fund-raisers.


May& June, Saturdays

Nature Walk Series

Every Saturday in May and June, join National Park volunteers
Doris and Fred Ludewig for a leisurely 90 minute walk through various locations on the Battlefield to identify wildflowers and plants.


June 19 & 20

Garrison Weekend
Over one hundred 18th century American re-enactors from the Continental Line
encamping at the historic Neilson House will bring colonial America to Life.
Hear cannons boom, smell aromas of open-fire cooking, see musket drills
and sentries standing guard.
Sign up at the visitor center for a Saturday evening lantern tour.


July 4 Independence Day

Come celebrate American’s freedom at the site of the Turning Point of the Revolution.
Partake in a toast to the nations’ 223rd birthday, while hearing
an 18th century townsman read the Declaration of Independence.


Tuesdays in August

August Lunch Series
Saratoga Springs racetrack fans and those who want a weekday
change of course are invited to bring a bag lunch and take in the view
from the covered patio as park rangers offer programs
about life styles of the late 1700’s.
Every Tuesday in August.


August 14

Spin Til You Dye
Rock Day spinners demonstrate cloth making as it was done
in colonial America. See rich colors created from roots, bark and
plants and try your hand at spinning wool.


August 15

Eighteenth Century Day
The Old Saragoga Historical Association presents it’s annual 18th Century Day event
on the grounds of the historic General Philip Schuyler House in Schuylerville, NY.
See over 30 period demonstrators exhibit their talents and wares such as furniture making,
tinsmithing, medicinal herbs, quilting, spinning and caning
Also enjoy farm animals, the very popular Punch and Judy puppet shows,
guided house tours and free refreshments.


August 25

Happy Birthday National Park Service
Join us in celebrating 83 years of the National Park Service mission
to preserve and protect for the enjoyment of future generations.
Free admission, special exhibit and a 1:00pm cake cutting.


September 18-19

222nd Anniversary of the Battles of Saratoga
Join us for a special weekend of activities in commemoration
of those whose actions here at Saratoga changed the course of American history.
British and American re-enactors encamp on original grounds as they protray life
in the field during the Battles of Saratoga. See military life including tactical demonstrations, cannon and musket firings and domestic life including open fire cooking, embroidery, candle-making and more.

* On Saturday, join the Saratoga Battle Chapter of the sons of the American Revolution and the Saratoga Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in a ceremonial wreath laying at the D.A.R. Memorial - Tour Road Stop 2, in honor of those who died here in 1777.


October 10

Stillwater Heritage Day
In tribute to Stillwater - the actual site of the Battles of Saratoga –
and to mark New York State Archives Week,
we offer free admission all day and a special Stillwater Heritage exhibit.


October 16

Schuyler House Candlelight Tour
Costumed members of the Old Saratoga Historical Association,
park volunteers and staff will escort visitors back in time for an intimate look
at the historic home of General Philip Schuyler.
Outdoor activities include music, campfire and story telling.
Evening air may be chilly, so please dress warmly.
Please note that tours may be limited to the first floor after 8:30pm.
Free refreshments.


October 16 & 17

24th Regiment of Foot Encampment
A spectacular scene of brilliant colors
flags and military camp as British re-enactors
portray life in the field during the late 1700’s.
Listen to soldier’s battle tales, see
musket drills and sentries standing guard.



Greater Niagara

641 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202


Family Sundays
January 16
February 13

Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century


March 12

Family oriented tours and activities exploring different aspects
of Theodore Roosevelt’s life.


February 19

Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century
- Evening Gala



Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Young Historians Essay Contest


Teddy Bear Picnic



Greater Niagara

641 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202


September 13-16

The 20th Century Presidency
National symposium cosponsored by the
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National
Historic Site and the Theodore Roosevelt Association.


September 14

Reenactment commemorating the centennial of
Theodore Roosevelt’s inauguration

At the Ansley Wilcox house.


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