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Freedoms Foundation George Washington MedalFreedoms Foundation Awards - Annual awards presented by Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania each Washington's Birthday which honor, among others, outstanding , TV and radio programs that enhance the American image. Founded in 1949, the Freedoms Foundation has been one of the nation's premiere organizations for citizenship education.  Freedoms Foundation has honored more than 56,000 individuals from all walks of life – the famous and the unknown, the young and old.

Freedoms Foundation was established after World War II by prominent business leaders to honor patriotism and good citizenship. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower served as Chairman from the Foundation's founding in 1949 until his death in 1969.

"I find it gratifying to meet with you gentlemen here at Freedoms Foundation. We are trying to do an important job for this nation - something that has needed to be done for a long time - trying to continue the spirit of George Washington so that the meaning of Valley Forge, as a vital example of the struggle for freedom, is made clear to everyone."

  -- Dwight D. Eisenhower - Freedoms Foundation speech May 26, 1964

The Freedoms Foundation is located on Route 23 just outside of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. at 1601 Valley Forge Road, Valley Forge, PA.


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