• Val-Kill Cottage

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

Accessibility

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?

Eleanor Roosevelt on her wedding day

Eleanor Roosevelt married FDR on March 17, 1905 (St. Patrick's Day) in NYC. Her uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt walked her down the aisle.