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Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site

Franklin Delano Roosevelt built the Little White House in 1932 while governor of New York, prior to being inaugurated as president in 1933. He first came to Warm Springs in 1924 hoping to find a cure for the infantile paralysis (polio) that had struck him in 1921. Swimming in the 88-degree, buoyant spring waters brought him no miracle cure, but it did bring improvement. During FDR’s presidency and the Great Depression, he developed many New Deal Programs (such as the Rural Electrification Administration) based upon his experiences in this small town.

While posing for a portrait on April 12, 1945, FDR suffered a stroke and died a short while later. Today, the “Unfinished Portrait” is featured in a museum that showcases many exhibits, including FDR’s 1938 Ford convertible with hand controls, his Fireside Chats playing over a 1930s radio, his stagecoach and a theater. Visitors can tour FDR’s home, which has been carefully preserved very much as he left it, the servants and guest quarters, and the nearby pools complex that first brought the future president to Warm Springs. Selected as a "Readers Choice" site in Georgia Magazine four years in a row.
 


Notice:  The McCarthy Cottage, which burned during 2011, is not part of Roosevelt's Little White House State Historic Site or F.D. Roosevelt State Park. It is nearby, at the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. You may have seen this historic home in the HBO special "Warm Springs," and we are all saddened to lose such a historic structure.




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Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 32.880700 | W -084.686416

Located 1/4 mile south of Warm Springs on Ga. Hwy. 85 Alt.-U.S. Hwy. 27 Alt.

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Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
401 Little White House Rd
Warm Springs, GA 31830 View Details


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Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site

Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
401 Little White House Rd
Warm Springs, GA 31830
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Phone
706-655-5870
706-655-2311

3rd Annual Easter Egg Roll and Egg Hunt
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 12:30 PM to 3 PM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
Bring your Easter basket and camera for a fun day set in the Little White House grounds. The 3-5 year old group will begin at 1:00 p.m. The 6-8 year old group will begin at 1:30 p.m. The 9-11 year old group will begin at 2:00 p.m...  $10 - $14. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible Support Our Troops with Care Packages: OPERATION Heartfelt
Saturday, Jun 7, 2014 10 AM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
We are collecting care-package items with Operation Stars and Stripes for those soldiers who don't receive packages from home. Playing cards, sudoku and word search books, new or gently used CD's/DVD's, beef jerky, trail mix and powder drink mixes in individual servings are being sought.  $10-$14. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible Rosie The Riveter
Saturday, Jun 7, 2014 11 AM to 3 PM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
During World War II, the women of the United States responded to government encouragement to fill factory jobs left vacant by men serving overseas. Join actress and teacher Carol Cain as she portrays these women collectively know as "Rosie the Riveter"...  $10 - $14. 706-655-5870.
Address
401 Little White House Rd
Warm Springs, GA 31830
Meriwether County
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Contacts
Ashley Aultman
706-655-5927  Interprertive Ranger

Betty Phillips
706-655-5870  Little White House

David Burke
706-655-5870  Interpretive Range, Roosevelt's Little White House, Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources

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