• Val-Kill Cottage

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York


American Sign Language Interpretation is available upon request. Please contact Scott Rector at 845-229-9115 Ext. 25 at least 14 days prior to your visit.

The first floor of the Val-Kill Cottage is wheelchair accessible. Handicapped parking and restrooms are available.

The introductory film, "Close to Home," now offers captioning and audio description/narrations for those with hearing or visual impairments. The headphones and controllers for the visual descriptions will be available at the visitor center desk. Please ask for assistance.

Porch at Val-Kill
Porch at Val-Kill
WD Urbin

Did You Know?

Eleanor Roosevelt as a US delegate to the United Nations

Eleanor Roosevelt, known as the First Lady of the World was one of the first United States delegates to the United Nations in 1946.