New York State Women's History

Sara Delano Roosevelt Memorial House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Sara Delano Roosevelt
47-49 East 65th, Bet. Madison And Park Aves New York NY

Type: House

Category/Significance: economics (consumerism); politics

The house was used by Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt from its completion in 1908 to her death in 1941, and intermittently by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt from construction to their sale of the house to Hunter College in 1943. After his mother's death in 1941, President Roosevelt and his wife placed the house up for sale and a non-profit consortium was organized to purchase the house on behalf of Hunter College ...learn more>>

GPS: 40.7671747,-73.9675911 Location Map

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