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... when new, more efficient pools and therapy center was built. The entire facility, Roosevelt Warm Spring, is now owned and operated by the Georgia Department of Labor’s Division of Rehabilitation Services and is used for persons with disabilities of all types.
Interesting note: FDR spent 2/3 of his personal fortune building the Warm Springs pools and therapy center.
... Franklin D. Roosevelt's second home and escape from the pressures of being president. He originally came to warm springs as he had heard the water brought relief for polio suffers. The Little White House is also where he died whilst having his portrait painted. It's now been turned into a museum about FDR's life and the changes he made during his ...
... two sentry posts was called a "bump gate"...I guess when you tapped it with the bumper of the car, it would swing open. Along with the home, you also visit the servant's quarters and see his 1940's Willys. He also owned a 1938 Ford Convertible which he developed hand controls for so that he could drive it.
President Roosevelt died in this house, having had a massive stroke, while his portrait was being painted in ...
... deal to us.
We drove through all the roads, got out and walked among the "what would have been" spectacular azalea gardens, and went to the museum and the greenhouses, saw a bird show, the butterfly gardens, the Victory Garden South, and Mr. Cason's Garden; and made a full day of it anyway.
Definitely worth another stop at a better time of ...
We drove to Callaway Gardens, located in Pine Mountain, which is about 1.75 hours away from us. Our first stop was the Butterfly Garden for a lecture on butterflies and creating a butterfly garden.
We ate our lunch at a picnic table.
Due to the large number in the audience, the Birds of Prey show was held outside. It was sunny ...