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Southwest Georgia Sights

Little White House Historic Site/FDR Memorial Museum

  • 401 Little White House Rd. Map It
  • Warm Springs
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/13/2014

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Located on the southern end of town, this fascinating historic site contains the modest three-bedroom cottage in which Roosevelt stayed during his visits. The cottage, built in 1932, remains much as it did the day he died here (while having his portrait painted) and includes the wheelchair Roosevelt designed from a kitchen chair. The unfinished portrait is on display, along with the 48-star American flag that flew over the grounds when Roosevelt died. The FDR Memorial

Museum includes an interesting short film narrated by Walter Cronkite (last screening at 4 pm), exhibits detailing Roosevelt's life and New Deal programs, and some of Roosevelt's personal effects, such as his 1938 Ford, complete with the full hand controls he designed. Admission here allows you to also visit the nearby pools where Roosevelt took his therapy.

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401 Little White House Rd., Warm Springs, Georgia, 31830, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $12
  • Daily 9–4:45

Updated 10/13/2014


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