Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself...." iconic words from an iconic president. Learn more about the man, his memorial and his lasting legacy to the Nation. This presidential memorial is located along the western shore of the Tidal Basin, taking students on a walk through time as FDR's four terms in office are chronicled through quotes carved in stone and fascinating bronze artwork. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial features numerous water elements that help to create an atmosphere where a student can concentrate on what he or she is seeing and reading. The water falls and pools also have deep symbolic meanings tied to President Roosevelt's life and career.

Contact Info
Address: 400 West Basin Drive SW, Washington, DC 20242. District Of Columbia. Tel: 202-426-6841. Website: www.nps.gov/frde/index.htm. Hrs: Daily 9:30AM - 10PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.