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Come to Long Island where you’ll discover the stories of two of America’s best-known presidents and how their actions helped to shape the history of the country.
Long Island and its ‘Culper Spy Ring’ were well-known by then General George Washington during the Revolutionary War for providing information on the activities of the occupying British forces – information that helped win the war. Follow the trail George Washington took on Long Island to thank those patriot spies, acknowledging their unimaginable bravery gathering information and ferrying it to Washington and his troops.
Then explore the Theodore Roosevelt Museum at Sagamore Hill historic site, the summer home of President Theodore Roosevelt, one of America’s most beloved presidents. See his ‘summer White House’ in Oyster Bay; tour the Theodore Roosevelt Museum filled with important memorabilia; visit the nearby cemetery where he’s interred; and explore other areas and artifacts related to the times he and his family spent living on Long Island at the Sagamore Hill historic site.