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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Christmas Open House and other events for the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHSRead More
The Roosevelt Ride 2013
The National Park Service operates the free "Roosevelt Ride" shuttle bus service from Poughkeepsie Metro-North Station 7 days a week, May-October.Read More
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.Read More
The four tapestries hanging in the Living Room and the vestibule illustrating, "The History of Troy," were made in the seventeenth century.Read More
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity that uses a GPS unit or smartphone to locate hidden containers.Read More
Did You Know?
The Vanderbilt Pavilion (Visitor Center) was constructed in 1895 in only 66 days at a cost of $50,000.