The Friends of Sagamore Hill present the John A. Gable Memorial Lectures

Dr. John A. Gable

The Dr. John A. Gable Memorial Lecture Series, sponsored each year by The Friends of Sagamore Hill, honors the legacy of Dr. John A. Gable (pictured above) as long-time Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association and tireless advocate for both Theodore Roosevelt and his enduring presence on the American scene.

All Lectures are held Thursday evenings @ 7:00 p.m.

Christ Church Parish Hall 

61 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY

Free admission and Free refreshments

Upcoming Lecture


  • Thursday, June 20, 2019:  Jeff Heatley will discuss TR's time in Montauk with the Rough Riders, based on his book, Bully! Colonel Roosevelt, The Rough Riders & Camp Wikoff.  Additional information on this lecture available below under "Upcoming Lecture".

Recent Lectures


Our May 16th lecture with Paul Grondahl (pictured above) was both well-received and well-attended.  The 39 attendees were provided insights into TR's early political apprenticeship in Albany as legislator and governor.  Paul's audience (pictured below left) was fully engaged and appreciative.


On April 25th, Roger Di Silvestro's (pictured below right) discussion of TR in the Badlands was heard by 45 attendees. 

More information on these and other previous Gable Lectures can be found below under "Past Lectures" and clicking the corresponding "Download".