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

Ongoing & Upcoming Events

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The Great Backyard Bird Count 2016

The Great Backyard Bird Count 2016

Join Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS and the Ralph T. Waterman Club in the Great Backyard Bird Count.

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The Roosevelt Ride Shuttle Bus

The Roosevelt Ride 2016

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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All rails and window grills are removed for restoration first.

Preparing For Another Century

Construction Updates and Photo Galleries

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Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park

Fourth graders nationwide can visit the new Every Kid in a Park website to obtain a pass that provides free access to students and their families.

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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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