Have you ever wanted to look beyond the stars? You have the rare opportunity to see our spectacular solar system up close during a special program at Sagamore Hill Historic Site on September 16th. Astronomy Night at Sagamore Hill offers the public the chance to observe Mars, the rings of Saturn, and even the craters of the moon. Get out under the stars and glance up to the heavens. This event is free and open to everyone.
Partnering with Hofstra University's Astronomy Outreach Program, Sagamore Hill is hosting this incredible night from 8 to 10 pm in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park System. Led by Dr. Donald Lubowich from Hofstra, this program includes hands-on activities for participants of all ages. Expect to be wowed by star clusters, distant nebulae, and sparkling planets. In between star gazing sessions, you can watch astronomy videos, posters, banners, and talk to experts about the sky above. This event will be held even if the weather is cloudy.
The Sagamore Hill Historic Site in Oyster Bay was the home of President Teddy Roosevelt from 1885 to 1916 and his summer residence while he was in the White House. Explore the historic surroundings of the 26th President to see how he lived. This National Historic Site is less than 15 minutes away from our boutique hotel. You can attend this unforgettable evening of star gazing and return to our inn for a nightcap at Vintage 25 Wine Bar & Lounge.