Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, and Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site, NY
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NPS Stop 29-Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site: https://www.nps.gov/hofr/index.htm
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in this house and continued to spend a fair amount of time here. He loved this home and continuously made improvements to it. It was a place to rest, relax, and reflect on personal and political issues.
NPS Stop 30-Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site: https://www.nps.gov/vama/index.htm
The Vanderbilt Mansion reminded us of the mansions in Rhode Island only smaller. The Vanderbilts fortune was made with the railroads and shipping and they owned many properties. It is hard for Cindy to imagine what life would have been like for the very wealthy.
NPS Stop 31-Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site: https://www.nps.gov/elro/index.htm
Eleanor Roosevelt was a very interesting woman. She was the mother of six, supported her husband, Franklin, in his four terms as President and created a model for getting folks back to work after the war. She had many interests and was a very strong woman who inspired others.
NPS Stop 32-Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site: https://www.nps.gov/sapa/index.htm
Saint Paul’s Church is a very old church built back in the 1600s. This church served many roles in history including a meeting house and hospital.
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