A man (FDR) seated in a car surrounded by several people at a house under consturction.
FDR at Top Cottage in 1939. FDR Library photo.

A home, a farm, and an experimental forestry plantation, Springwood is an enduring memorial to the nation's longest serving President of the United States. Welcome to the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, one of the most visited historic sites in the Hudson Valley.


Explore the Springwood Estate

  • A rounded portico with the United States flag flying above.


    Springwood was home to four generations of Roosevelts. Learn more about its history here.

  • A stone house with steep pitched roof atop a gentle hill.

    Top Cottage

    FDR's most private place was host to some big names in history.

  • A rose bush in full bloom

    The Rose Garden

    Sara Roosevelt's flower garden blooms abundantly with roses, peonies, and herbaceous borders.

  • A room with fireplace, cozy furniture, desk, and a wheel chair at center.

    FDR Library & Museum

    The nation's first presidential library.

  • A white marble block in the center of a blooming garden.

    Burial Site

    Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's final resting place.

  • Peas hanging from a vine.

    The Home Garden

    The Home Garden supplied food for the Roosevelt table.

  • A two-story stucco cottage with screened porches.


    A place for picnics and swimming, Val-Kill was the Roosevelts' back yard.

  • A red painted shingle building with cupola behind a garden hedge.

    The Stables

    FDR's father built the stables in 1886.


Nearby Places to See

  • An open lawn surrounded by garden beds of blooming flowers in front of a vine covered stone wall.

    The Bellefield Garden

    The Walled Garden at Bellefield is a delightful example of Beatrix Farrand's design principles.

  • A stone mansion set amid a vast green lawn and autumn trees.

    Vanderbilt Mansion

    A masterpiece of architecture and design built by one of the greatest fortunes in American history.

Last updated: August 30, 2021

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