• 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

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  • Tours Begin Monday May 19, 2014.

    Several recent publications have incorrectly indicated that tours resume the weekend of April 19 & 20. The park grounds are open year round from 7:00am to sunset, but tours will not resume until Monday May 19.

Brochures

Park brochures and bulletins
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?

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.