FDR Wheelchair Sculpture – FDR Memorial

Sculpture of FDR Using a Wheelchair Similar to One He Actually Used - Located in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Sculpture of FDR Using a Wheelchair Similar to One He Actually Used - Located in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

After the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial was dedicated in 1997, an additional sculpture of FDR was added near the entrance to the memorial of FDR sitting in a wheelchair similar to one he actually used. This additional statue was placed in the memorial in January 2001.

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is located next to the Tidal Basin which is surrounded by Washington DC’s blooming cherry trees. In the photograph above a cherry tree with its blossoms is visible in the upper left corner.

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The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is located on the southwest edge of the Tidal Basin accessible by foot from the path around the edge of the Tidal Basin with another entrance on West Basin Drive SW in Washington DC. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the FDR Wheelchair Sculpture in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

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Closest Metro Station: The Smithsonian Metro Station on the Blue and Orange Lines is the nearest Metro Station to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.


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