President Theodore Roosevelt bought Sagamore Hill and lived there until he passed away in 1919. The estate is a Historic Site and has the original house as well as a museum. The grounds are also extremely well maintained and are a tourist attraction in their own right.
Saratoga Springs is a fantastic place in New York that almost 30,000 people call home. It is also home to a very rich history and is full of historic sites. The “Battle of Saratoga” during the American Revolution is just one historical event that occurred near Saratoga Springs.
Lake Placid in Upstate New York has hosted its share of the state’s historical events. It has hosted two Winter Olympic Games and was home to abolitionists and anti-slavery movement proponents. Oh, and the lake is pretty stunning to visit too.
Hudson, NY has a small population of about 6500 people. It is hard to believe that this small town was once the fourth largest city in all of New York. The city even has its own coin minted by the US Treasury in 1935. It also has several sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.