• Stone Cottage at Val-Kill

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

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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
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Did You Know?

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt, along with Louis Howe, was instrumental in getting FDR back into politics after he contracted polio in 1921.