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    Theodore Roosevelt Island

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  • Pothole Repairs Along Parkways

    Please use caution driving on the George Washington Memorial and Clara Barton Parkways. Maintenance crews remain hard at work repairing numerous potholes and roadway damage that continues to appear because of unusual weather conditions.

A Living Memorial

In the 1930s landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president. They conceived a “real forest” designed to mimic the natural forest that once covered the island. Today miles of trails through wooded uplands and swampy bottomlands honor the legacy of a great outdoorsman and conservationist