2017 TR Weekend will take place September 15, 16 and 17.

2017 TR Weekend Events

Centennial of WW1

TR Weekend is Newcomb’s premier event, celebrating Theodore Roosevelt’s journey out of the High Peaks wilderness from Newcomb to the White House following President McKinley’s assassination in Buffalo NY. Events are planned over the entire weekend throughout Newcomb with cultural and informative entertainment for all ages. This year’s venue highlights the “Anniversary of World War I” with programs and events in memory of the Adirondacks’ Veterans, Nurses and women in supporting roles for the “The Great War” effort from home and abroad.  Joe Wiegand returns to participate as Teddy Roosevelt all weekend. Other venues include:  Winning Women’s Sufferage   “Mining in the Mountains –  The Tahawus Story“ Exhibit at the Newcomb Historical Museum  Blacksmith Demo FREE Wagon rides into Santanoni Kiosk Displays  Log roll Competition & Woodsman’s Scrimmage Cloudsplitter Paddle Tour Running of the Colors Presentation on “Plattsburg Preparedness Movement” hosted by Dr. Rich Frost Newcomb Foreign Affairs Roundtable discussion: “America at War and the Quest for Peace, 1917-2017” hosted by Roy Ginsberg & questions with TR Fireworks  Float Plane Rides Ice Cream Social  Kids Fishing Derby Upper Works Tour, Huntington Tour, Masten House Tour  Ty Yandon 5K Race  Golf Tournament

Outdoor and indoor activities will take place all weekend, so come on up 28N, the historic “Roosevelt Marcy Trail” into Newcomb, NY, the Heart of NY State’s Adirondack Park to enjoy it’s history, culture, wilderness and celebrate our National Parks Centennial.