Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial


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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial:

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acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Address:c/o National Capital Parks Central
900 Ohio Dr SW
Washington, DC 20024

Phone:202-426-6841
Web: www.nps.gov/frde/
Size: 7.5 acres.
Established: Authorized as a park on September 5, 1959; dedicated on May 2, 1997.
Location:In West Potomac Park, between the Tidal Basin and the Potomac River, near the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Facilities:Information area, bookstore.
Special Features:Twelve years of American history are traced through a sequence of four outdoor rooms, each devoted to one of FDR's four terms in office. Sculpture inspired by photographs depict the 32nd President: A 10-foot statue shows him in a wheeled chair; a bas-relief depicts him riding in a car during his first inaugural.

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On May 2, President Clinton and a crowd expected to number around 10,000 will dedicate the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, a 7-1/2-acre expanse of four outdoor ``rooms'' of gray-pink carnelian granite, highlighted with statues, sculptures, flowers, trees and waterfalls.

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