Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Kayakers and local officials joined park and RTCA staff, and Hudson River Greenway/NHA to dedicate Bard Rock, at the Vanderbilt Mansion, as an official site on the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail. Read more
A new program encourages visitors to explore life in the opulent Vanderbilt Mansion from a servant's perspective. Read more
Did You Know?
Louise Vanderbilt's bedroom at Hyde Park, was inspired by the Marie Antoinette chamber at, The Palace of Versailles.