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Contact: Franceska Macsali Urbin (NPS), 845-229-6225
Contact: Cliff Laube (NARA), 845-486-7745
HYDE PARK, NY -- The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host a series of public events over Memorial Day Weekend from Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28, 2018.
- USO SHOW (Pre-registration is required at www.fdrlibrary.org)
- WORLD WAR II ENCAMPMENT & MILITARY DISPLAYS
Re-enactors in battle dress will be on hand to share their love of history with the visiting public. Collections of military uniforms, weapons, and insignia from 1917 to the present day will be displayed. Customized dog tags will be available for purchase, and period military vehicles will be on display.
This year's encampment will also feature members of the 240th Military Police Battalion, a National Park Service and Roosevelt Library living history program. The military policemen will be on hand all weekend to present the history of their unit, and demonstrate military equipment, including a period communications system. Free, public event.
- FIELD OF HONOR® FLAG DISPLAY
- ROSE GARDEN MEMORIAL SERVICE
Regular admission will be charged for the FDR Library and National Park Service Historic Sites. Contact Cliff Laube, at the Roosevelt Library, at (845) 486-7745 or Franceska Macsali Urbin, with the National Park Service, at (845) 229‑6225, with questions.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Designed by Franklin Roosevelt and dedicated on June 30, 1941, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is the nation's first presidential library and the only one used by a sitting president. Administered by the National Archives and Records Administration since 1941, the Library preserves and makes accessible to the American people the records of FDR's presidency. The Roosevelt Library's mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the lives and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their continuing impact on contemporary life. This work is carried out through the Library's archives and research room, museum collections and exhibitions, innovative educational programs, and engaging public programming. For more information about the Library or its programs call (800) 337-8474 or visit www.fdrlibrary.org.
The National Park Service administers the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Sites in Hyde Park, New York. Visitors to the sites can enjoy guided tours of the historic buildings, beautiful gardens, lush green lawns, and miles of hiking trails. Special park events are offered throughout the year, and kids can participate in free junior ranger programs. For more information visit www.nps.gov/hofr.