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From 1932: FDR Receives Degree

May 15, 2012
May 1932
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sailed up the Chester River on the Presidential Yacht U.S.S. Sequoia to receive an honorary degree at the inauguration of Washington College President Gilbert Mead in 1932. During the weekend, students and faculty celebrated his visit with the Chestertown community with luncheons, parades and reenactments of historic moments at the College.

Last modified on Jun. 12th, 2013 at 4:02pm by Shane Brill.