Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Setting & Symbolism

Russell Freedman
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New York City

Eleanor Roosevelt's parents were both from wealthy, families from New York City's high society. Eleanor was born in New York and lived there during various times in her life, including as a child when she lived with her grandmother in Manhattan after she'd lost her parents.

Oak Terrace

Mary Hall, Eleanor Roosevelt's maternal grandmother, had a country estate in Oak Terrace. Eleanor recalled having picnics, taking hikes and boat rides with her aunts and uncles during her stays on the estate.

Albany

Eleanor and Franklin lived in Albany, the capital of New York state, when Franklin was a state senator and again when he was the Governor.

London

Eleanor attended Allenswood, an elite girls' finishing school in London. She was enrolled at age fifteen and graduated when she was eighteen.

Washington, D. C.

Eleanor and Franklin lived in Washington, D. C., the first time when...

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