• The Living Room in the Vanderbilt Mansion

    Vanderbilt Mansion

    National Historic Site New York

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  • Vanderbilt Mansion will be closed to the public on Wednesday morning July 30th.

    Signs will be installed at the Main and Coach House gates to inform the public of the temporary closure and will be removed when the park reopens. Park guests may wish to visit the Home of FDR or Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill in the morning.

Event Details

  • 03/27/2013

    Location: Meet at the Wallace Visitor Center at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt NHS Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Phone Number: 845-486-1966

Come and venture out into the forests at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. We will conduct a field exploration of three different ecosystems. Learn skills of a natural resource scientist by measuring and collecting data on the elements, soil moisture, temperature, wind speed, water flow, plants, and animals in each area. Hypothesize about the interconnected health of each ecosystem.

Meet at the Wallace Visitor Center

Ages 10- 14, parents welcome

Limit # participants: 15

(Please dress appropriately for the weather and activity, wet conditions)