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The Albany Argus was the newspaper of the Martin Van Buren's political machine which was known as the Albany Regency.
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site regularly announces news about the park and activities. Click the links below to see recent press releases.

Tours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays to be Offered During November

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is extending its visitor season. Area residents and guests can enjoy the nice fall weather and have the opportunity to tour President Van Buren's home on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the month of November. Tours will be offered at 9:00, 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00. The visitor center will have its normal operating hours during this period from 9:00 to 4:30. Guests should stop at the visitor center first to register for a tour before going to the historic house.

Reservations are not necessary for individuals or smaller groups. Larger groups can be accommodated, but groups of over ten people must make a reservation by contacting the site via phone or e-mail.

After November, the park's visitor season will end the the annual Winter Celebration at Lindenwald on Saturday December 2nd. The popular event features decorations of Van Buren's home by the Kinderhook Garden Club. This year's event will focus on Queen Victoria of England, who accended to the throne three months after Martin Van Buren's inauguration as president in March of 1837. Reservations for the December event are required and will be available soon at or by calling the park.

Last updated: October 23, 2017

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Martin Van Buren NHS
1013 Old Post Road

Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605


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