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Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park

A sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and

A sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt is part of the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012) Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

A tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. The estate was FDR's birthplace and lifelong home.

Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls speaks
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls speaks to visitors outside the FDR home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

These windows at the Roosevelt home have a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

These windows at the Roosevelt home have a view of the Hudson River and can be seen at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site at Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family estate at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls gestures
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls gestures in the direction of the Hudson River while standing in the backyard of the Roosevelt family home in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

A sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

A sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt is part of the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

The final resting places of President Franklin D.
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The final resting places of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, can be visited during a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls guides
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Park Ranger Veronica Coffey of Highland Falls guides visitors through the Henry A. Wallace visitors center during a tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Top Cottage, which was built on the outskirts
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Top Cottage, which was built on the outskirts of the Roosevelt family property and visited by close friends and political allies, is seen referenced in the visitors center in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Eleanor Roosevelt's bedroom at the Roosevelt family home,
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Eleanor Roosevelt's bedroom at the Roosevelt family home, which can be viewed at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Inside Franklin Roosevelt's home at the Franklin D.
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Inside Franklin Roosevelt's home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park (June 6, 2009)

Franklin Roosevelt's television inside the Roosevelt family home
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Franklin Roosevelt's television inside the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park (March 18, 2009)

An elevator used by Franklin Roosevelt at the
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An elevator used by Franklin Roosevelt at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park (June 4, 2009)

Political cartoons collected by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Political cartoons collected by President Franklin D. Roosevelt are seen in the hallway of the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

The living room in the Roosevelt family home
Photo Credit: National Park Service/Bill Urbin

The living room in the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park (June 6, 2009)

President Roosevelt's bird collection at the Franklin D.
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President Roosevelt's bird collection at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. (June 4, 2009)

President Roosevelt's desk at the Franklin D. Roosevelt
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President Roosevelt's desk at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (May 24, 2011)

The Oval Office desk used by President Roosevelt
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The Oval Office desk used by President Roosevelt at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Dec. 14, 2011)

The boyhood bedroom of Franklin D. Roosevelt at
Photo Credit: National Park Service/Bill Urbin

The boyhood bedroom of Franklin D. Roosevelt at the the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (May 20, 2011)

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's personal 1936 Ford convertible
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt's personal 1936 Ford convertible on display at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Dec. 14, 2011)

The Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center houses the
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center houses the gift shop at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

The Roosevelt family home is photographed during a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The Roosevelt family home is photographed during a tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

The entrance to the Franklin D. Roosevelt National
Photo Credit: John Roca

The entrance to the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Dec. 14, 2011)

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Visitors walk the grounds of the Roosevelt family estate at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Visitors look out over the property behind the
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Visitors look out over the property behind the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

The property behind the Roosevelt family home at
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The property behind the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Manicured lawns and tree-lined paths can be viewed
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Manicured lawns and tree-lined paths can be viewed at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Oct. 20, 2012)

A view of the Roosevelt family home at
Photo Credit: John Roca

A view of the Roosevelt family home at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. (Dec. 14, 2011)

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