West Potomac Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
President of the United States of America
— 1933 - 1945 —
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 memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, 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 West Potomac Park in Washington, District of Columbia. 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 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 Air Mail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gift of Friendship (about 700 feet away); Canada's Gift to the United States (about 800 feet away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); River Bottom to Parkland (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Japanese Cherry Trees (approx. ¼ mile away); District of Columbia War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The 1912 Cherry Tree Plantings (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . . Franklin Delano Roosevelt - TheWhiteHouse.gov. (Submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 14 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.