Roosevelt Mansion

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Roosevelt Mansion was the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. president. It is a National Historic Site, designated as such in 1945. Witnesses say the haunting here is manifested by coldness and a sad feeling in the dining room and in Mrs. Roosevelt’s bedroom.

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Geographic Information

Address:
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
United States

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GPS:
41.77043, -73.932905
County:
Dutchess County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Hyde Park, NY (1.0 mi.)
Haviland, NY (1.6 mi.)
Fairview, NY (3.3 mi.)
Highland, NY (3.7 mi.)
Poughkeepsie, NY (4.9 mi.)
Arlington, NY (5.5 mi.)
Staatsburg, NY (5.5 mi.)
Pleasant Valley, NY (6.0 mi.)
Rifton, NY (7.1 mi.)
Salt Point, NY (7.6 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.nps.gov/hofr

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  1. Oh my yes this place is haunted. Sarah Roosevelt has been seen many times and is sometimes accompanied by FDR’s toddler son as well. The third floor fire in the 80’s was preceded by an uptick in false burglar alarms, security camera outlines of foggy looking bodies walking around and in some cases full color sightings of “that lady in the dress”. Sarah was reputed to hate all the people in her house when FDR was president and that anger has been thought by us locals to be the root of the fire.

  2. I agree, I felt the same thing, a heavy sadness right by the kitchen and dining area. And the upstairs bedroom and hallway is just, I don’t know how to explain it but I wanted to stand outside and wait for my husband. I didn’t want to be inside for long. I got the feeling that it was his mother, and she was sad that the house wasn’t being filled with family. The grounds are beautiful and its a beautiful place, but I got the feeling of a heavy energy right away.

  3. We toured both the House and the Museum and took pictures everywhere and when we got home we showed the rest of the family on the TV of what we saw. We saw that we had a picture of what looked like a armored soldier floating in the window of what we now know is some kind of office. I cropped it and put a white arrow on the picture to make it easier to see.

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