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August 24, 2015
Find Your Park and Celebrate the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service
Roosevelt and Vanderbilt sites Will Offer Free Admission and a Find Your Garden theme.

March 31, 2015
Join National Find Your Park Movement
The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites are joining parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at

October 17, 2013
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites Reopen to Visitors
The National Park Service employees who work at the Home of FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill and the Vanderbilt Mansion returned to work this morning, following the lapse in Congressional appropriations which kept the parks closed for 16-days.

June 21, 2012
Draft Trails Master Plan and Environmental Assessment
The National Park Service announces the release of a draft Trails Master Plan and Environmental Assessment.

March 13, 2012
FDR’s Ice Yacht To Be Displayed In The Wallace Center
On March 17, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ice yacht “Hawk” will be on display in the lobby of the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center. The exhibit will be for one day only, as the ice yacht “sails” from storage on the lower level of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum to its final docking in the curatorial storage facility of the National Park Service. This is a rare opportunity for visitors to see FDR’s personal ice yacht.

February 02, 2012
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance

January 18, 2012
Become a Volunteer Guide on Amtrak
Cohoes/Hyde Park, NY – If you like trains and history, please come to a National Park Service volunteer recruiting session on Saturday February 4 at 1pm in the Erie Canalway/Peebles Island Visitor Center at 1 Delaware Avenue, Cohoes or on Sunday February 26 at 1pm at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites at 4097 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park.

July 20, 2011
Hyde Park Drive-in Parcel transferred to the National Park Service
Scenic Hudson has transferred ownership of the parcel containing the Hyde Park Drive-in to the Home of FDR National Historic Site.

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