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: