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April 12, 1945: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies of a heart attack, shortly before he was to have opened the United Nations Conference in San Francisco.

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April 12, 1945: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies of a heart attack, shortly before he was to have opened the United Nations Conference in San Francisco.

May 19, 1945: Delegates from all over the world arrive in San Francisco, and immediately go to Muir Woods’ Cathedral Grove & hold a commemorative ceremony in tribute to his memory, where a dedication plaque was placed in his honor.

“Chief Architect of the United Nations, and Apostle of Lasting Peace for All Mankind."

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Original Charter of the United Nations signed in June of 1945

in the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center

401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA U.S.A.

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Early ideas of WHERE to house the United Nations

actually considered Strawberry, Marin Co., CA as a potential location…..

IMAGINE !!!!

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Alas, it was actually built in New York City and completed in 1952

On soil stillconsidered International territory today, by some… 

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But don’t ever forget where the modern world was being made safe by the hopefulness of peace

It all began right here

San Francisco, Muir Woods, Strawberry….

The Bay Area

Pass this story on to your family & friends!!!!