Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill

Val-Kill was a place in which Eleanor Roosevelt interacted with the community and the world. Today it's an excellent place for students to explore connections with their community and environment through hands-on learning experiences.

Learn more about Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill through Parks As Classrooms, Field Trips, and Institutes and Workshops like, Teaching The Hudson Valley.

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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Shaker Jr/Sr High School

Teaching The Hudson Valley

Helps educators discover, appreciate, and share the region's natural, historic, and cultural treasures with children and youth.

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Teaching the Hudson Valley

Summer Program Offering

"Project Write 2015" - Writing Into History - A Young Writers' Program

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Students from 2014 Project Write


Teaching with National Park podcasts that were made for students by students.

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Students from Shaker Jr. High

Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans

First Lady of the World: Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill.

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Teaching with Historic Places

Project Write

A dozen area secondary school students spent a week at our park in a program sponsored by the Hudson Valley Writing Project and the NPS.

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Writing, history, and fun converged this summer in PROJECT WRITE.

The Bus Could Be on Us!

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

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Students Arriving at The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt NHS

A Garden of Hope, Peace and Justice

The program components will help senior Girl Scouts earn their, "Sow What?" Journey and Harvest Award.

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Senior Girl Scout Troop #10012 from Dutchess County

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-9115

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