FDR Library and MuseumHyde Park, N.Y. -- The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will host a series of free, public events over Memorial Day Weekend, from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, 2024.


On Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, the The Duffle Bag of Patterson, New York, will present a weekend of historic military displays and a World War II encampment on the Roosevelt Library's front lawn. Reenactors in battle dress will be on hand to share their love of history with the visiting public. Collections of military uniforms, weapons, insignia from 1917 to the present day, and military vehicles will be on display. Free, public event.


From Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, the Hyde Park Education Foundation presents their fifth annual Field of Honor® flag display at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, in front of the Home. Hundreds of American flags will fly in a patriotic display, honoring heroes. Each U.S. flag represents an individual and tells a story. For more information, visit hydeparkeducationfoundation.org/field-of-honorFree, public event.

Regular admission will be charged for the FDR Library and National Park Service Historic Sites. Contact Cliff Laube, at the Roosevelt Library, at (845) 486-7745 or Allan Dailey, with the National Park Service

The National Park Service administers the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Sites in Hyde Park, New York. Visitors to the sites can enjoy guided tours of the historic buildings, beautiful gardens, lush green lawns, and miles of hiking trails. Special park events are offered throughout the year, and kids can participate in free junior ranger programs. For more information visit www.nps.gov/hofr.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Presidential Library and Museum

Designed by Franklin Roosevelt and dedicated on June 30, 1941, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is the nation's first presidential library and the only one used by a sitting president. Administered by the National Archives and Records Administration since 1941, the Library preserves and makes accessible to the American people the records of FDR's presidency. The Roosevelt Library's mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the lives and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their continuing impact on contemporary life. This work is carried out through the Library's archives and research room, museum collections and exhibitions, innovative educational programs, and engaging public programming. For more information about the Library or its programs call (800) 337-8474 or visit fdrlibrary.org.

CONTACT: Cliff Laube,

FDR Presidential Library,

(845) 486-7745

or Allan Dailey,

National Park Service,

at (845) 229-5320