Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum to Expand

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Following the celebration of the first anniversary of our grand opening on July 24, 2004, the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum (http://www.fdrheritage.org), located in the historic Union Station in Worcester, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce a major expansion of gallery and exhibit space. Our expanded gallery space will allow for the exhibition of special topical and thematic displays, an enhanced audiovisual center, and increased capacity to accommodate groups of visitors and special events. The expanded gallery should be open by August 20, 2005.

Following the celebration of the first anniversary of our grand opening on July 24, 2004, the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum (http://www.fdrheritage.org), located in the historic Union Station in Worcester, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce a major expansion of gallery and exhibit space. Our expanded gallery space will allow for the exhibition of special topical and thematic displays, an enhanced audiovisual center, and increased capacity to accommodate groups of visitors and special events. The expanded gallery should be open by August 20, 2005.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center (FDR Center) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities in American history and the New Deal. The FDR Center operates the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum within the historic Union Station.

The FDR Center Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of Union Station 2 Washington Square, Worcester, Massachusetts. The FDR Center Museum galleries showcase one of the finest primary source documentary and other historic memorabilia collections related to FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the New Deal in the world.

The FDR Center Museum’s main contact information is as follows: Telephone: (508) 770-1515; Facsimile: (508) 526-8787. You may also contact the FDR Center Museum via email at info@fdrheritage.org. The FDR Center Museum is fully handicap-accessible, and open to the public free of charge. We hope that your visit to the FDR Center Museum will be so memorable and inspiring that you will become a member of the FDR Center. All contributions to the FDR Center, including membership, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please visit our website for details on membership.

The purpose of the FDR Center is to provide cultural, historical, and other learning opportunities concerning Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the New Deal, and American history during the 1930s and 1940s, and to advance the importance and relevance of the New Deal legacy in the world today.

We are proud that so many honorable guests have shown great enthusiasm and support for the FDR Center Museum. Additionally, the FDR Center Museum has received much attention from the media. Please make sure you visit the Welcome section of our FDR Center website, accessible by clicking on the Welcome button on our homepage. There you will read all about the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center in an introductory message from Dr. Joseph J. Plaud, President of the FDR American Heritage Center and Museum.

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