• 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.

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Your interest in supporting Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is deeply appreciated. The site has always relied upon the generosity of individuals, families, organizations, foundations, corporations and small businesses. If you choose to make a gift to the site it will be used to support preservation and programming or may be directed to a specific purpose such as acquisitions. We rely heavily on the generosity and kindness of our visitors, and we thank you for past your support and look forward to future public spiritedness.

The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating, you may contact the park at 518-758-9689 or you may make a contribution in the donation box located in the visitor center. Please make checks out to the National Park Service. For security and other reasons, you cannot make on line contributions directly to the park, or the National Park Service.

Donations may be mailed to:

Superintendent
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
1013 Old Post Road
Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605

Did You Know?

Levi's Bedrole

That in September of 1849, Henry Clay was accompanied on a visit to Lindedwald by his slave Levi. Levi slept in Clay's room at Lindenwald on the floor in a bedroll.