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West Potomac Park in Southwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

President of the United States of America

— 1933 - 1945 —

 
 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
In commemoration of his leadership in America’s struggle for peace, well-being and human dignity

Dedicated by President William J. Clinton May 1997.

 
Erected 1997 by The Congress of the United States of America on behalf of the nation. Special supporting funds were provided by ITT Corporation, Dwayne O. Andreas, Archer Daniels Midland Foundation, Robert S. Strauss, Kovler Family Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and 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 year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 38° 52.992′ N, 77° 2.592′ W. Marker is in Southwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in West Potomac Park. Marker is on West Basin Drive Southwest east of Ohio Drive Southwest, on the left when traveling west. These memorial grounds are 7.5 acres and they are administered by the National Park Service. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 1850 West Basin Drive Southwest, Washington DC 20242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Combatting Economic Depression (within shouting distance of this marker); I Hate War (within shouting distance of this marker); Wartime President (within shouting distance of this marker); "He Died in Harness" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nothing to Fear… (about 300 feet away); The United Nations (about 400 feet away); A Carefully Crafted Image (about 400 feet away); Air Mail (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Franklin Delano Roosevelt - TheWhiteHouse.gov. (Submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
5. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 27, 1997
6. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 14, 2018
7. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, its is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 14, 2018
8. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   7, 8. submitted on October 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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