Featuring FDR and the
era he represents
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial2
Why locals love it
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial encapsulates both FDR and the era in which he served America--a time in history in which, despite war and economic crises, America was able to persevere and begin a burgeoning middle class once again.
Why you should visit it
The huge feats Americans experienced while FDR was president are represented through the use of water on the memorial--a single large drop for the economy crash, chaotic falls for WWII, a still pool for his death, and an array of waterfalls for a reflection on his time in office. The are also sculptures depicting the 30s and FDR.
The memorial stone--a stone with a simple inscription: "In memory of FDR"--was one of FDR's last wishes.