New York, New York: Eleanor Roosevelt In The Woods

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Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

Address:
72nd St., New York, NY
Directions:
Northwest corner of Riverside Drive and W. 72nd Street.
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Eleanor Roosevelt In The Woods

Former shantytown locale in Riverside Park is where you'll find a larger-than-life rendition of FDR's First Lady; she was also a writer, diplomat, and activist.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Monument.

Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

Large monument of Eleanor Roosevelt in Manhattan's Riverside Park. It is located at the southern corner of the park, at 72nd Street and Riverside Drive. The monument was dedicated in 1996 -- the first monument dedicated to an American president's wife -- with then-First Lady Hillary Clinton as the keynote speaker.

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