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FDR Memorial

FDR Memorial
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This meandering 7.5-acre memorial—near the Jefferson Memorial, just off the Tidal Basin—pays tribute to both a president and an era. Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s accomplishments during his four terms in office are honored through sculptures and words etched in four outdoor granite galleries representing time spans from 1933 to 1945.The 32nd president is shown in a bas-relief that depicts him riding in a car during his first inaugural, alongside his beloved dog, Fala. The park-like memorial is well-suited to photo ops; tourists especially enjoy posing among the figures depicted in the sculpture “Bread Line,” which conveys the mood of the country during the Great Depression. You’ll also find a number of pools and waterfalls, and a statue of Eleanor Roosevelt. This is the only presidential memorial to include a tribute to a First Lady. Source: thedistrict.com