From New York City, Hyde Park, and Points south: Take US Route 9 north to Kinderhook. At the stoplight in the Village Kinderhook, turn right onto Hudson Street. Proceed approximately one mile over the Kinderhook Creek and make your first left following the signs for NY Route 9H. Turn right onto NY Route 9H south. Park is approximately 1.5 miles south on the right.
Did You Know?
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.