Don’t miss touring the mansion during the Christmas holidays. The house will be closed for a full renovation starting April 2020 for a year.
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (Springfield)-National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
My review on TripAdvisor:
I have visited the childhood home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt many times over the years. It is an interesting part of not just Hudson River Valley history but of American history.
Parts of the house were built in the late 1700’s and added on later by the families who lived in the house. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s father bought the house and continued to add on to it. Most of the estate is still intact as well as the homes that the President built separate from the main house to give he and his wife some privacy from his mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt, who owned the home until her death.
Visiting Springwood is like a step back in time. Unlike the grand mansions of the Mill’s…
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