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Map 2: Springwood and its grounds today.[Map 2] with link to larger version of map.
(National Park Service)


Questions for Map 2

1. Locate the Roosevelt Home on the map. What other buildings are on the grounds of the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site besides the house? How would these buildings have been used by the Roosevelt family at the time they were living at Springwood?

2. Find the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum on Map 2. What do you think is the importance of a presidential library to Americans? What do you think is the importance of a presidential library to non-Americans?

3. Find the Gravesite in Map 2. Why might President Roosevelt have wanted to be buried on his family's property?

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