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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Memorial District of Columbia

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The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks.

This presidential memorial is located along the western shore of the Tidal Basin, taking visitors on a walk through time as FDR's four terms in office are chronicled through quotes carved in stone and fascinating bronze artwork.

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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.