Present for Tomorrow

President for Tomorrow

President Roosevelt deeded his 113-year old stone & stucco Hyde Park home and 33 acres around it to the U.S. as a "national historic site." He will keep possession and pay taxes during his lifetime; it will not go to the nation until all of his immediate family have died. The President has already given the $350,000 Colonial Dutch Roosevelt Library and 16 adjoining acres to the U.S. Of the immediate Hyde Park grounds Roosevelt heirs will get only the 60 acres between the house and the Hudson.


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