Seeing DC

We took a field trip to the FDR Memorial yesterday after work. I’m embarrassed to admit that not only did I know very little about the memorial, but I also knew less than I probably should about FDR himself. Here’s a brief virtual tour of the grounds. They really are quite stunning.

FDR, the car, and the famous quote:

The Great Depression:

The programs of the New Deal (you’re meant to touch the wall):

The programs turned inside out (you’re meant to touch the columns):

The last two are my favorites. My friend’s son was mesmerized and just too cute.

FDR and his dog Fala:

The tribute to Eleanor against the backdrop of one of several amazing waterfalls throughout the memorial:

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