Events & Announcements


A Look Back at the Top Ten Highlights of 2023


In the spirit of commemorating Franklin D. Roosevelt's enduring legacy, the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee is proud to reflect on the remarkable achievements and milestones of 2023. From preserving historical sites to advancing initiatives that echo Roosevelt's vision, the past year has been filled with impactful endeavors that continue to resonate with generations.

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FDR: Great Abilities Screening


Now Showing: FDR: Great Abilities. The 20-minute educational documentary short highlights how Americans with disabilities changed a presidential memorial to show the world what real leadership looks like.

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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 FDR Memorial Legacy Committee is the citizen led organization with the mission to promote education about the FDR Memorial, to improve inclusion and accessibility so all visitors can experience the Memorial and to preserve the Memorial for future generations.

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