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Guarding FDR: the 240th Military Police Battalion at Springwood


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Location:
Home of FDR National Historic Site
57 FDR Drive
Hyde Park , NY , 12538
County: Dutchess
Date(s):
9/6/2014 1:00 PM

9/7/2014 1:00 PM

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Event Description:
This program focuses on the Springwood Estate during World War Two, from the perspective of those who protected President Roosevelt: the 240th Military Police Battalion. Tour the grounds with a Park Ranger, in period era military uniform, as life for the President at home during war is examined.

Contact Information:
Allan Dailey
Allan_Dailey@nps.gov
845-229-7770

Additional Information:
Event Duration (Hours): 1
Wheelchair Accessible
Additional Activities: This event is part of a two day Living History Program presenting life both on the Roosevelt Estate, and in the United States, during World War II. This interactive display includes examples of military and civilian life. Meet the soldiers who protected President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and revisit life in America during 1943-1945. The Living History Program is offered from 10:00AM and 4:00PM each day. No charge.


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