West Potomac Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
In commemoration of his leadership in America’s struggle for peace, well-being and human dignity
Dedicated by President William J. Clinton May 1997.
Funds for the memorial were provided 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.
Location. 38° 52.992′ N, 77° 2.592′ W. Marker is in West Potomac Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Touch for map. These memorial grounds are 7.5 acres and they are administered by the National Park Service. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1850 West Basin Drive SW, Washington DC 20242, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Air Mail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gift of Friendship (about 700 feet away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Japanese Cherry Trees (approx. ¼ mile away); District of Columbia War Memorial A Symbol of International Friendship (approx. ¼ mile away); Japanese Stone Lantern - Lighting the Way (approx. ¼ mile away); Forgotten Founder (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Potomac Park.
Also see . . . Franklin Delano Roosevelt - TheWhiteHouse.gov. (Submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 4 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 San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.