• 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.

Join Our Friends

The Friends of Lindenwald (FOL) is a not-for-profit all volunteer organization dedicated to bringing the life and lessons of our 8th president to our county and state as well as the rest of the U.S.A. through creative activities and programs.

To join the FOL please visit friendsoflindenwald.org or write:

Friends of Lindenwald

P.O. Box 64

Kinderhook, NY 12106

Please call 518-758-3061 for further information.

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.