Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The World Mourns
I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me. - President Harry S. Truman, Rooseveltís successor.
Iím walking south on Michigan Boulevard and I canít stop crying. Everybodyís crying. - Studs Terkel, writer.
Franklin Delano Rooseveltís death on April 12, 1945, was a personal loss for many. Statesmen and ordinary citizens alike mourned his passing. The nation buried him here, in the Springwood rose garden on April 15, 1945 (above).
Mourners along the parade route (right)
Winston Churchill and Eleanor Roosevelt laying a wreath on FDRís grave March 12, 1946 (far right)
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 41° 46.069′ N, 73° 56.085′ W. Marker is in Hyde Park, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Albany Post Road (U.S. 9) and FDR Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park NY 12538, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Springwood The heart of Franklin Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); Home by the Hudson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preserving a Presidentís View (about 500 feet away); Hyde Park RR Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); Those Who Served (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hyde Park Vietnam War Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hyde Park.
Also see . . . Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, National Park Service. (Submitted on May 9, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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