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Warm Springs in Meriwether County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

President of the United States

 
 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Vincent, May 18, 2013
1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Marker
Inscription.  
Died in this house on April 12 1945
No soldier gave more on any battlefield than he who here gave his life for his country no greater martyr ever served the cause of freedom

This tablet erected June 25 1947 by the Presidential Electors who in 1944 chose him President of the United States for his fourth term
 
Erected 1947 by Presidential Electors of 1944.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1945.
 
Location. 32° 52.89′ N, 84° 41.25′ W. Marker is in Warm Springs, Georgia, in Meriwether County. Memorial can be reached from Little White House Road. The tablet is in front of the "Little White House" where President Roosevelt died, inside Little White House State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warm Springs GA 31830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Little White House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Georgia Warm Springs Foundation (approx. 0.7 miles away); Franklin D. Roosevelt (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Depot Site Warm Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Warm Springs Treatment Pools (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roosevelt Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); Longleaf Pine Planting (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dowdell's Knob (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warm Springs.
 
The Little White House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Vincent, May 18, 2013
2. The Little White House
the plaque is on the stone to the right of the steps
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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