Freedoms 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
||-- 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,
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