• 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

Virtual Tour

MVB by Inman

Martin Van Buren by Henry Inman

National Park Service

You can explore President Van Buren's beloved home on this virtual tour. This tour requires the Adobe Flash plug-in on your browser. If your computer or device isn't already equipped with the Flash player the first time you begin the tour there will be a brief delay as the program searches for the appropriate Flash plug-in. We hope that you enjoy this virtual tour and will make plans to visit the real thing soon. To begin your tour click on Van Buren's portrait.

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.