History & Culture

Get to know FDR, 32nd President of the United States and one of the most important political figures of the twentieth century. Elected to an unprecedented four terms, Roosevelt led the United States through two national crises, the Great Depression and World War II, and in the process presided over events that fundamentally altered the course of American history.

 
A man seated outdoors on a veranda with river in the distance.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A history of Franklin D. Roosevelt, his personal life and rise to the presidency.

A stone house on a gentle hilltop clearing surrounded by woods.

Houses & Gardens

The places that tell the story of FDR's life and presidency.

A birds eye view of a property with buildings and gardens along the banks of a river.

A History of the Springwood Estate

A brief history of the Roosevelt estate from European settlement in the seventeenth century to present day.

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People

The Roosevelt family and the friends and political associates that frequented Hyde Park.

A table set with fine china and crystal.

Collections

Selections from the park's museum collection.

Last updated: May 19, 2021

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Hyde Park, NY 12538

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