• 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

Laws & Policies

Permit Applications & Park Compendium

The following links will provide you with commonly requested application forms for permits required for filming and other special park uses. Also, below you can find the park's compendium of regulations which is the official complilation of park rules enfored under Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations.

Compendium of Park Regulations

Application for Special Use Permit, 10-930

Application for Filming Permit (short) 10-931

Application for Filming Permit (long) 10-932

Did You Know?

Dutch windmill and tulips

Martin Van Buren is the only president for whom English is a second language. He was raised in a community where Dutch was more common than English reflecting New York’s beginning as a colony of Holland. As a boy he spoke Dutch at home with his parents, siblings, and throughout the Village of Kinderhook.