A Visit with Franklin and Eleanor

2014-05-26 09.51.21

I’m in New York State, preaching for my college pal, Dave Tosi, and today we drove to Hyde Park to visit FDR’s Home the Presidential Library. Franklin and Eleanor could not have been more hospitable.

Springwood Estate - FDR's house, though it really belonged to Mother.
Springwood Estate – FDR’s house, though it really belonged to Mother.

It was very nice, but not quite as large as I expected.
It was very nice, but not quite as large as I expected.

FDR's Bedroom at Hyde Park
FDR’s Bedroom at Hyde Park

Franklin and Eleanor's tomb
Franklin and Eleanor’s tomb

FDR's Scottish Terrier Fala is buried there too.
FDR’s Scottish Terrier Fala is buried there too. 

The most moving part of the trip -- Original manuscript of FDR's D-Day Radio Prayer.
The most moving part of the trip — Original manuscript of FDR’s D-Day Radio Prayer.

If you've never listed to a President pray for the nation, find a recording of this broadcast.
If you’ve never listed to a President pray for the nation, find a recording of this broadcast

The Oval Office Desk as it was the day Roosevelt died.
The Oval Office Desk as it was the day Roosevelt died.

FDR's specially-fitted car
FDR’s specially-fitted car

With my friend of forty-plus years, Dave Tosi.
With my friend of forty-plus years, Dave Tosi.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *