FDR Library new look
The FDR library in Hyde Park NY has a new look. It was renovated to bring it up to the National Archived Standards. This was necessary; This library was the first of the presidential libraries therefore an upgrade was long overdue. The renovation cost roughly 30 million dollars, and the huge project was handled by Dutch County NY own Kirchoff Consigli Construction Company. A diary of the renovation was kept; and you can even view a slide show of what had to be done to bring this important library to the present new look.
When can you see the New FDR Library?
The FDR Library will be rededicated and reopened this Sunday June 30th at 11:00 A.M., this ceremony will be an invitation only event. However the re-dedication will be webcast at http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu.for those who want to be a part of this occasion. The general public will be able to view the exhibits between 2:00P.M. and 8:00 P.M. on Sunday at the regular admission fee of $14. The regular admission time will be restored in July - 9:0 0 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. April to October and until 5:00 p.m. March to November
On July 9th Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley will be giving a talk. You can view other events on the FDRprogram calendar WAMC a local public radio will also be broadcasting from the location next week and will interview Mr. Brinkley.
FDR Library an attraction in Historic Hyde Park
The FDR Library is one of the site in Historic Hyde Park which attracts many visitors to Hyde Park each year from all over the world. Here is a link to the other attractions in the area
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Originally posted at FDR Library reopen and redirected on June 30th