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Why is 1906 an important year for American parks?

Many visiting Washington make it a point to stop at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, located on the shores of the beautiful tidal basin, but there’s another national memorial bearing the Roosevelt name, that belonging to the the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. How does Roosevelt and this island in the Potomac tie into National Parks? Join VOA’s Steve Miller as he shares explores this historic site.