• 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

Fire Management

The wildland fire management policies of the National Park Service (NPS) support Martin Van Buren National Historic Site's interim management goals. The overriding goal is restoration, maintenance and protection of the historic scene of Lindenwald and the associated historic cultural landscapes. Also important are providing for firefighter and public safety, protection of natural resources, and protection of human developments from unwanted wildland fire.

If you wish to learn more about the fire management plan at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site please click the link below:

Fire Management Plan

Did You Know?

Claverack Court House

Martin Van Buren, despite having little formal education, studied law and passed the New York State Bar Exam to become a practicing lawyer before his 21st birthday.