• Springwood, The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

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  • "History Speaks"

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Step back in time to 1939 and meet the staff who reveal the inner workings of the Roosevelt household. More

  • 2014 Spring Break Program : Salamander Investigation

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    Salamander Investigation More

  • Servants & Stewards: From One Mansion to Another-An Exciting All Day Event!

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Join us for a day of exploring the lives of the Vanderbilts and Mills families through the eyes of the servants. More

  • Become a Jr. Ranger Forester and Earn a Certificate!

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Come and investigate one of FDR’s forest plantations on a hike on the Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail. More

  • Servants & Stewards: From One Mansion to Another-An Exciting All Day Event!

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Join us for a day of exploring the lives of the Vanderbilts and Mills families through the eyes of the servants. More

  • Jr. Gardeners, Get Set, Get Ready, Plant Your Seeds!

    Friday, April 18, 2014

    Spring is around the corner! Have you decided to plant a garden this year? Then join us at the Val-Kill Gardens and bring a picture with you of your own garden space. More

  • Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

    America's Best Idea - The National Parks - is even better when it's Free! More

  • Hyde Park Trails 2014 Walkabout Kick-off

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

    "Walkabout" Kick-off More

  • Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

    Sunday, April 20, 2014

    America's Best Idea - The National Parks - is even better when it's Free! More

 
Cadets of West Point at FDR Birthday ceremony

The cadets of West Point are the color guard at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Birthday ceremony.

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The National Park Service hosts many special events at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt during the year. These include 3 annual events in the Rose Garden, FDR's birthday on January 30, Memorial Day in May, and Eleanor Roosevelt's birthday on October 11. The United States Military Academy at West Point provides an honor guard and color guard for FDR's birthday commemoration. All three events include guest speakers and the presentation of a commemorative wreaths by community organizations.

Check the Schedule of Events for more information.

Did You Know?

Eleanor with her brothers Elliot and Hall.

Eleanor Roosevelt's father, Elliot Roosevelt was the brother of President Theodore Roosevelt. Eleanor (pictured in the middle) was one of three children. She had two brothers, Elliot and Hall.