Baltimore Stories
12:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

The Time Roosevelt's Funeral Train Chugged Through Baltimore

Roosevelt's Funeral Train Through Baltimore

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in 1945, his funeral train passed through Baltimore's Penn Station - but only a few people were allowed to stand trackside and bid final farewells.  Among the onlookers was Congressman Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr and 12-year-old Franklin Delano Roosevelt D'Alesandro.