New York

Franklin & Eleanor: The Roosevelts’ Life & Legacy

Dive deep into the world of the Roosevelts as you visit their Hudson Valley home, attend lectures at the FDR Presidential Library and explore the Eleanor Roosevelt Center.
Program No. 23532RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

The only U.S. president elected for more than two terms, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the architect of the modern nation we know today, implementing extraordinary transformations of American government, economy and culture. His wife Eleanor is revered as one of the country’s greatest first ladies for her contributions to human rights. Examine the ideals and achievements of American’s foremost “power couple” of the 20th century and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of these two great Americans and their remarkable lives at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum, the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill and their beloved Hudson Valley home, Springwood.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit the Roosevelts' beloved Hudson Valley home, Springwood, to learn firsthand about their lives.
  • Explore Franklin’s hometown of Hyde Park, including the FDR Library, as a local expert provides expert insight into the Roosevelts and their era.
  • Discover Wilderstein Historic Site and Staatsburgh State Historic Site — the grand mansion home of a prominent New York family that was close friends with the Roosevelts.

General Notes

FDR's Home "Springwood" will be closed for renovations April - October 2020.

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