FDR’s 136th Birthday At West Point Tuesday


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FDR 135th Birthday The National Park Service will commemorate President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 136th birthday on Tuesday, January 30th at 3 pm.

The event is held in the Rose Garden at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park, New York.

Brigadier General Cindy R. Jebb, Dean of the Academic Board, United States Military Academy, West Point will present the remarks. The United States Military Academy provides the honor guard and color guard for the event.

Commemorative wreaths will be placed by representatives from the Town of Hyde Park, American Legion Post #1303, Jewish War Veterans, Private Herman Siegal Post #623, the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership, the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association, the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and the National Park Service. General Jebb, will place a wreath on behalf of the President of the United States.

Birthday cake and refreshments will be served at the Henry A. Wallace visitor center following the ceremony courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library.

The event is free and open to the public.

FDR’s 135th Birthday Celebration photo by Bill Urbin.

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