Vanderbilt Mansion

Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.

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Calendar

Calendar

2015 Events for the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS

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The Roosevelt Ride Shuttle Bus

The Roosevelt Ride 2015

The National Park Service operates the free "Roosevelt Ride" shuttle bus service from Poughkeepsie Metro-North Station 7 days a week, May-October.

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Shaker Jr/Sr High School

NPS Call to Action: Adopted Class of 2016

Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement with the students of Shaker Jr/Sr High School in Latham, NY.

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Detail of one of four Trojan War tapestries hanging in the Vanderbilt Mansion

On-line Exhibits

The four tapestries hanging in the Living Room and the vestibule illustrating, "The History of Troy," were made in the seventeenth century.

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Students Arriving at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt NHS

The Bus Could Be On Us For Your Next Field Trip!

Hyde Park has a lot to offer students, but all the history, culture and nature will not make a difference if there is no bus money to get here.

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Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt.

Geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity that uses a GPS unit or smartphone to locate hidden containers.

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