• Mist rises over fields on Martin Van Buren's farm Lindenwald as the Catkill Mountains loom in the distance.

    Martin Van Buren

    National Historic Site New York

Parks as Classrooms

Field Trips

Field Trips Field trips offer teachers and students a chance to experience up-close historic buildings, artifacts, and landscapes. Park rangers lead guided tours of the historic buildings for school groups visiting the park in the spring and fall.

Curriculum Materials

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site has many lesson plans for teachers at the elementary and middle school levels. Lessons and activities may be used to supplement classroom instruction or to prepare for a visit.