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August 21, 2017
240th Military Police Battalion Organizational Day
The first Organizational Day was held August 25, 1943, to give the soldiers of the 240th a day of rest and recreation away from their duties, to celebrate their first year as an organized Army unit. This year’s event marks the 75th Anniversary of the 240th MP Battalion.

March 30, 2017
Saturday, May 6th. The day is designed to encourage the community to come and enjoy the park through special events that highlight unique aspects of this National Park.

March 17, 2017
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt-Van Buren National Historic Sites Attracted More Than 663,000 Visits in 2016
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, The Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Martin Van Buren National Historic Site recorded more than 663,000 visitors in 2016, which coincided with the National Park Service’s Centennial year celebration.

February 01, 2017
National Park Service Fee Free Days in 2017
The National Park Service will be combining some of America’s great scenery and history with great savings.

August 19, 2016
Albany Capital District National Parks Invite Everyone to #FindYourPark for the Centennial
The national parks in upstate New York invite visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. As parks reflect on the August 25, 1916 event that established “America’s Best Idea,” the National Park Service is encouraging everyone to #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque for the centennial.

July 22, 2016
National Park Service Entrance Gate Closures
Changes pertaining to motor vehicle access

February 04, 2016
Funding provided through the NPS Centennial Challenge Program
This week, the National Park Service announced $15 million in support of 69 projects in 63 parks, including $ 285,955 at the FDR Home to restore the Roosevelt Home Garden and $ 31,713 at Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill to rehabilitate the historic swimming pool.

September 01, 2015
Every Kid In A Park
New National Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks

August 24, 2015
Find Your Park and Celebrate the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service
Roosevelt and Vanderbilt sites Will Offer Free Admission and a Find Your Garden theme.

March 31, 2015
Join National Find Your Park Movement
The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites are joining parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at

October 17, 2013
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites Reopen to Visitors
The National Park Service employees who work at the Home of FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill and the Vanderbilt Mansion returned to work this morning, following the lapse in Congressional appropriations which kept the parks closed for 16-days.

June 21, 2012
Draft Trails Master Plan and Environmental Assessment
The National Park Service announces the release of a draft Trails Master Plan and Environmental Assessment.

March 13, 2012
FDR’s Ice Yacht To Be Displayed In The Wallace Center
On March 17, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ice yacht “Hawk” will be on display in the lobby of the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center. The exhibit will be for one day only, as the ice yacht “sails” from storage on the lower level of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum to its final docking in the curatorial storage facility of the National Park Service. This is a rare opportunity for visitors to see FDR’s personal ice yacht.

February 02, 2012
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance

January 18, 2012
Become a Volunteer Guide on Amtrak
Cohoes/Hyde Park, NY – If you like trains and history, please come to a National Park Service volunteer recruiting session on Saturday February 4 at 1pm in the Erie Canalway/Peebles Island Visitor Center at 1 Delaware Avenue, Cohoes or on Sunday February 26 at 1pm at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites at 4097 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park.

July 20, 2011
Hyde Park Drive-in Parcel transferred to the National Park Service
Scenic Hudson has transferred ownership of the parcel containing the Hyde Park Drive-in to the Home of FDR National Historic Site.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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