Home by the Hudson

Home by the Hudson (HM1KFJ)

Location: Hyde Park, NY 12538 Dutchess County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 46.067', W 73° 56.012'

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All that is within me cries to go back to my home by the Hudson River. - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944
It was only when passing through the gates at the end of this road that FDR felt truly at home. Roosevelt loved Springwood's forests and fields. He found stability in the peaceful regularity of life here. As he neared the end of his life, Roosevelt often experienced his longing to return to this beautiful setting.
FDR driving along this lane with his dog Fala on October 22, 1944 (above)
FDR, in 1889, at age 8 riding his pony Debbie around Springwood (right)
FDR, in March 1901, at 19 with some of the family pets (middle right)
FDR age 22 sledding on the estate in the winter of 1904 (far right)
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 588643 N 4624543
Decimal Degrees41.76778333, -73.93353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.067', W 73° 56.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 4.02" N, 73° 56' 0.72" W
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Area Code(s)845
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park NY 12538, US
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