• 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

Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/08/2013 to 10/27/2013

    Location: Martin Van Buren National Historic Site | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: $5.00 entrance fee Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 518-758-9689

Get out and stretch your legs! Explore the upper terrace of Martin Van Buren's farm, enjoy the beautiful views of the Catskill Mountains while you discover the connections between politics and agriculture in antebellum America. You'll see the grave of Lindenwald's original builder, Peter Van Ness and his wife and learn about the activities of the men and women of Roxbury Farm who are stewards of the farmland today. This 90-minute tour is offered on Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 1:00 at the park visitor center.  Reservations can be made at the visitor center or by calling 518-758-9689.