• 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

Things To Do

Statue Fall Crop

A visit to the statue of President Van Buren in the Village of Kinderhook (and your photo sitting next to him) is a must.  The statue was a gift to the Village from the Friends of Lindenwald in 2007.

National Park Service

There are tours and events which take place throughout the year at Martin Van Buren NHS. In addition, there are numerous opportunities for recreation, learning and diversion in the nearby Villages of Kinderhook and Valatie and throughout Columbia County. You can learn more by clicking on the links to the left.



 
 
 

Did You Know?

Martin Van Buren by John Sartain.

Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the United States of America. He was born December 5, 1782 six years after the colonies declared independence from Britain. The seven previous presidents were all born British subjects.