LEARN about our joint Education Programs:
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site Education Programs & The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Education Programs
Hyde Park has a lot to offer students - the programs listed above for instance - but as you know only too well all the history, culture, and nature in the world will not make a difference if there is no bus money to get here.
This online education program, prepared by the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, contains lesson plans and 700 pages of historical information about the First Lady and her home Val-Kill for use by teachers and students.
"First Lady of the World: Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill"
This site offers capabilities for students and teachers, program descriptions, background information and is continually being updated.
A statewide guide to Curriculum-based programs at National Park Sites. Plan your class visit to a National Park. Each web site provides you with complete information for weaving a National Park visit into your statewide educational framework.
Did You Know?
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.