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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Memorial District of Columbia

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Did You Know?

Fireside Chat Statue

The land upon which the FDR Memorial rests is reclaimed land, and at one time used to be the Potomac River. In the late nineteenth century, the river channel was deepened and narrowed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; the dredged river sediments became West and East Potomac Parks.