• Stone Cottage at Val-Kill

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

Upcoming Events

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site

"Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader" - June 1, 2014 - New Permanent Exhibit Opening at Val-Kill.

Cottage Conversations - August 23rd and September 27th - Join us in a series of Cottage Conversations about Civil Rights. Reservations are required. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the conversations will focus on Education and Criminal Justice with facilitators leading discussions about these important issues of the 21st Century

Hudson River Valley Ramble Events:

September 6 and 7, 2014 - Guarding FDR: the 240th Military Police Battalion at Springwood - 1:00 PM

September 13, 2014 - Bird Watching at Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill - 8:30 AM

September 21, 2014 - 200 Years of Landscape History at Hyde Park - 1:00 PM

September 27, 2014 - 5th Annual Seth Lyon Trail Volunteer Workday - 10:00 AM

September 27, 2014 - Val-Kill to Top Cottage by foot- 1:00 PM

Vanderbilt Landscape and Garden Tours - September 21st, and October 19th at 1:00 PM.

Did You Know?

Mrs. Roosevelt's Val-Kill

Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill was once the Roosevelt family retreat. The main building at Val-Kill was originally a furniture factory. Val-Kill is Dutch, for valley stream.