• 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

Brochures

Park brochures and bulletins
Print Resources

The park's map and guide as well as a variety of site bulletins are found here and may be downloaded for free. Also here is a suggested reading and documentary film list from which you can discover more about Martin Van Buren. The park bookstore has many volumes for sale about Van Buren and ante bellum history.

Park Map and Guide

Lindenwald Wayside Loop Trail

Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail

Martin Van Buren Nature Area

19th Century Games

Trees & Shrubs at Lindenwald

Suggested Reading and Documentary Films

 

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.