Events & Announcements


Public Comment to NPS: The Diverted Water Has to Go Somewhere


June 1, 2023, FDR Memorial Legacy Committee testified to the National Capital Planning Commission regarding the ongoing concern with the proposed plan to rehabilitate the Tidal Basin and West Potomac Park seawalls. 

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FDR Memorial Legacy Committee Newsletters


Here is the archive of our distributed newsletters.

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FDR’s Disability

He contracted polio at age 39 which left him unable to walk or stand unassisted. He was a daily wheelchair user. He started the March of Dimes to fund a cure for polio. He frequented Warm Springs, GA for its therapeutic waters and helped pioneer rehabilitation practices.


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The mission of the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee is to preserve the memory of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's catalytic involvement in issues of equality and opportunity, as celebrated at the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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How to Give



Mail your contribution to the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee

1629 K Street #300 Washington, DC 20006