• 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


Lindenwald front hall.

The front hall of Martin Van Buren's home.  This room was painstakingly restored over the course of ten years reflecting the careful management of the home of the country's eight president.

National Park Service staff and the employees at Martin Van Buren NHS are continually at work planning and conducting research so that the resources entrusted to our care and visitors who come to learn are served in the best manner possible. Located here are links to several of the numerous studies and plans produced on a variety of park management issues and resource topics. Especially important is the General Management Planning (GMP) process begun in 2008. Please explore the GMP and comment on it.

Did You Know?

Abraham Van Buren

President Martin Van Buren's oldest son Abraham graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1827. Abraham served for 18 years in the U.S. 1st Dragoons. He was brevetted lieutenant colonel in August 1847 after the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco during the Mexican War.