Winston Churchill's 1946 American Tour




Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1946/01/14 Churchills disembark from the Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth (probably Pier 90) in New York City. USS INTREPID (aircraft carrier), New York City
1946/01/30 Mr and Mrs Winston Churchill enjoy a day at the Hialeah race track. Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah
1946/02/00 January-March. Churchill travels to the United States and Cuba and visits President Truman at the White House. The White House, Washington, DC
1946/03/05 With Truman in attendance, Churchill delivers his 'Iron Curtain' speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Westminster College Gymnasium, Fulton
1946/03/08 Churchills and Eisenhowers arrive at Broad Street Station on a special 5 car sleeper train from Washington, DC. Broad Street Station, Richmond
1946/03/08 Eisenhower and Churchill speak to the Virginia General Assembly. Churchill: "Colonial Williamsburg was the cradle of the Gt Republic in which more than 150 years afterwards the strong champions of freedom were found to have been nursed." Virginia State Capitol, Richmond
1946/03/08 Clementine, Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower and Mamie, travel by train to Williamsburg and tour Colonial Williamsburg in a horse-drawn carriage. Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg
1946/03/08 Mamie and Dwight Eisenhower and Clementine and Winston Churchill tour College of William and Mary. Wren Building, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg
1946/03/08 At the Raleigh Tavern, Churchill and Eisenhower enjoy Scotch and Soda in the Tap Room while Clementine and Mamie have tea in the Apollo Room. Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg
1946/03/08 Churchill, Clementine and Dwight Eisenhower and his wife Mamie attend a banquet at the Williamsburg Inn hosted by Mr and Mrs John D Rockefeeler III. Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg
1946/03/12 Churchill pays his respects at the grave of his wartime colleague Franklin D Roosevelt at Hyde Park, New York, with Roosevelt's widow, Eleanor Roosevelt, looking on. Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site, Hyde Park

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Historic Era: Cold War
Journey: Excursion


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