The World Mourns

The World Mourns (HM1KFK)

Location: Hyde Park, NY 12538 Dutchess County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 46.069', W 73° 56.085'

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I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me. - President Harry S. Truman, Roosevelt's successor.
I'm walking south on Michigan Boulevard and I can't stop crying. Everybody's crying. - Studs Terkel, writer.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945, was a personal loss for many. Statesmen and ordinary citizens alike mourned his passing. The nation buried him here, in the Springwood rose garden on April 15, 1945 (above).
Mourners along the parade route (right)
Winston Churchill and Eleanor Roosevelt laying a wreath on FDR's grave March 12, 1946 (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 588542 N 4624546
Decimal Degrees41.76781667, -73.93475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.069', W 73° 56.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 4.14" N, 73° 56' 5.1" 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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