• 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.

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?

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That widower Martin Van Buren proposed marriage to the daughter of his former law mentor shortly after he took up residence at Lindenwald, but that Margaret Sylvester turned him down!