• 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?

East Elevation of Lindenwald

Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's home and farm, was purchased in 1839 for $14,000? Van Buren's purchase consisted of a 16 room Federal style mansion and over 130 acres of farm land.