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... the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation.
Roosevelt was so enchanted with Warm Springs that he built the only home he ever owned here - a modest, six room cottage called the Little White House which served as a relaxing, comfortable haven for him during his regular visits. It was here he’s believed to have developed his New Deal policies that would affect the entire nation, here where he relaxed and socialized, and here where he ...
... 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 ...
... experience. The Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute is still there to this day and was founded by him back in the 30's.
Outside the home, you see two small structures - only big enough to stand in for the Guard to stand in and keep watch. On the other side, the Secret Service guarded here as well and they had a desk and phones so this was a bit more of a working post. The gate that leads you to the driveway in the middle ...
... 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 ...
... hot. We heard about raptors (an owl, two hawks, and a vulture) which flew over the crowd during the presentation.
Callaway Gardens is huge. We drove our vehicle to see the many sights. We visited the chapel, the horticulture center, the vegetable garden, and other sights. We walked 4.5 miles today. We were very tired.