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.

"Courageous Writers"

Young people ages 12-16 come together each summer for a week to explore writing in this historic setting.

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Students from 2014 Project Write

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

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 with Historic Places Lesson Plans

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

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Teaching with Historic Places


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

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Students from Shaker Jr. High

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-9422
November-April Val-Kill is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday through Monday Val-Kill is open from 12:30-4:00. May - October Val-Kill is open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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