"Deficient" Fire Escape Leads To Lengthy Closure of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Lack of a safe fire escape has forced the National Park Service to close the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City, possibly for as long as three months.

150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Inaugural Journey Commemorated in Sixteen Cities This Month

This month marks the 150th Anniversary of the trip by then President-elect Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Illinois to Washington, D.C. The National Park Service will commemorate the journey by sponsoring programs from February 11 to February 23 in sixteen cities and towns where Lincoln made stops and remarks during his trip.

Rare Letters Stolen From Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace By Historian Recovered

A historian who once headed the Theodore Roosevelt Association has pleaded guilty to stealing three rare letters -- one written by Abraham Lincoln and two by George Washington -- from a vault at the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site.