Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt
National Historic Site New York


Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site
#FindYourPark with Us in 2019!

Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders
Through August 31, 2020, all National Parks
National Parks and some other federally managed sites in the Hudson Valley invite all fourth graders to visit free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program. Students may go to any NPS site or to www.everykidinapark.gov, complete an activity, and obtain a pass good through August 31, 2020.

Public Transportation to the Home of FDR
Dutchess Transit
will provide service from the Poughkeepsie train station only to the Home of FDR site, Mondays through Saturdays 8:00 am-8:00 pm every hour. Cost $1.75 per trip. This bus does not run on Sundays or Holidays.

Garden Help is Always Needed!
Cannot commit on a regular basis, but have a day here or there to help out?
Drop by the gardens to give a hand on the days they are there!
Beatrix Farrand Garden -Tuesdays & Saturdays, 9-11 am. (Starting Tuesday, April 16)
More information here.
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Gardens -Tuesdays at 9am. (Starting Tuesday, April 2)
More information here.
Roosevelt Home Garden -Tuesdays & Fridays, 9am-Noon, 3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 pm & 2nd Saturday of the month, 9-11 am. Please contact e-mail us ore-mail us for more information.

Vanderbilt Garden Tours
Sundays, Sept 15, Oct 20
Stop by anytime between 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Interpreter guides from the F.W Vanderbilt Garden Association will be offering FREE tours of the Vanderbilt Gardens the 3rd Sunday of every month, May-October. Learn about the history and the ongoing process of rehabilitating and maintaining the gardens. More information about the gardens is available here.

Thursday, September 19, from 5-6:30 pm
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Join the horticulture staff in the FDR Home Garden for a harvest evening! Try the produce and familiarize yourself with the Roosevelt family favorites.
For more information please contact horticulturist Susan MacAvery @ e-mail us


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Last updated: September 12, 2019

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4097 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-5320

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