Bethesda Historical Society

January 23, 2024 - Bethesda's 153rd birthday!

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Bethesda Memories drafts

Bethesda Memories President Franklin Roosevelt Designs the new Naval Hospital in Bethesda In December 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sketched out on White House stationery his vision for a new naval hospital to be built in the Washington area. He based his design on the new Nebraska State Capitol building in Lincoln (below) that had […]

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