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From Hyde Park to Fair Park

From Hyde Park to Fair Park

From Hyde Park to Fair Park

Mar 21, 2019 6:00 pm

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Hall of State

From Hyde Park to Fair Park

On March 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. the Dallas Historical Society is honored to host a tribute to the Roosevelt legacy with the exclusive evening “From Hyde Park to Fair Park-A Conversation with the Roosevelt Grandchildren and their Remembrances of Grandmère and Pa.”

Those participating in the intimate discussion of their personal memories of their grandfather and grandmother, Eleanor, are Anna Roosevelt “Anne”, daughter of James Roosevelt “Jimmy” the first son of FDR and ER, Elliott Roosevelt Jr. “Tony”, son of Elliott Roosevelt, second son of FDR and ER, Franklin Roosevelt III “Frank”, son of FDR and ER’s third son Franklin Jr, and Nina Roosevelt Gibson, daughter of John, the youngest child of FDR and ER.

Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum , will moderate the discussion, which will take place in the Margaret and Al Hill Lecture Hall in the Hall of State.

A private reception starting at 6:00 p.m. will be held for VIP ticket holders in the G.B. Dealey Library in the Hall of State prior to the lecture. Members of the Roosevelt family will be in attendance.

The evening will also be the opening of the art exhibit of Franklin and Eleanor’s great-granddaughter and Tony’s daughter, Laura Roosevelt, who is a Dallas native.

VIP Reception from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
General Admission to Exhibit Opens at 7:00 p.m.
Remembrance Discussion Starts at 7:30 p.m.

General Admission Tickets for March 21, 2019- Opening night of exhibit and discussion are $125/$100 for DHS Members
VIP Tickets for March 21, 2019- Reception with the Roosevelt family, opening night of the exhibit, and discussion are $155/$130 for DHS Members.