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Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving (Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn of Sagamore Hill, known in the early 1900's as the Summer White House, before a huge crowd of gatherers in Oyster Bay. Also featured at the site was an equestrian demonstration by the Rough Rider Cavalry Troop of the Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen's Association, on riding techniques used by mounted soldiers of the Spanish-American War at an authentic cavalry training camp. (July 4, 2011)

4th of July with Theodore Roosevelt

Sagamore Hill was known in the early 1900s as the Summer White House. Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn before a crowd of gatherers.

Long Island Rough Riders Commanger Bill Huelinger serenades
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Long Island Rough Riders Commanger Bill Huelinger serenades the crowd at Sagamore Hill in Cove Neck as he is introduced by Teddy Roosevelt immitator James Foote. Sagamore Hill served as the "Summer White House" for TR in the early 1900's. (July 4, 2010)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn of Sagamore Hill, known in the early 1900's as the Summer White House, before a huge crowd of gatherers in Oyster Bay. Also featured at the site was an equestrian demonstration by the Rough Rider Cavalry Troop of the Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen's Association, on riding techniques used by mounted soldiers of the Spanish-American War at an authentic cavalry training camp. (July 4, 2011)

The Long Island Rough Riders sit atop their
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

The Long Island Rough Riders sit atop their horses as Teddy Roosevelt immitator James Foote gives a speech on the steps of Sagamore Hill in Cove Neck. Sagamore Hill served as the "Summer White House" for TR in the early 1900's. (July 4, 2010)

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Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn of Sagamore Hill, known in the early 1900's as the Summer White House, before a huge crowd of gatherers in Oyster Bay. Also featured at the site was an equestrian demonstration by the Rough Rider Cavalry Troop of the Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen's Association, on riding techniques used by mounted soldiers of the Spanish-American War at an authentic cavalry training camp. (July 4, 2011)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn of Sagamore Hill, known in the early 1900's as the Summer White House, before a huge crowd of gatherers in Oyster Bay. Also featured at the site was an equestrian demonstration by the Rough Rider Cavalry Troop of the Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen's Association, on riding techniques used by mounted soldiers of the Spanish-American War at an authentic cavalry training camp. (July 4, 2011)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Actor Jim Foote re-enacts President Theodore Roosevelt giving a 4th of July speech from the front lawn of Sagamore Hill, known in the early 1900's as the Summer White House, before a huge crowd of gatherers in Oyster Bay. Also featured at the site was an equestrian demonstration by the Rough Rider Cavalry Troop of the Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen's Association, on riding techniques used by mounted soldiers of the Spanish-American War at an authentic cavalry training camp. (July 4, 2011)

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