• Springwood, The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

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  • Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

    Saturday, September 27, 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 commemorative wreaths by community organizations.

Upcoming Events at the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site


Did You Know?

Franklin and Eleanor

Eleanor Roosevelt, along with Louis Howe, was instrumental in getting FDR back into politics after he contracted polio in 1921.