The Columbia County Fair
The Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, together with the Landmarks Collaborative, will be taking part in the Columbia County Fair. The fair will take place August 30 through Labor Day, September 4, 2017, and will be held at 182 Hudson Avenue Chatham, NY 12037. Come to the historic fair house to learn more about the nine different historic and tourist sites from Columbia County that collaborate to promote education and heritage activities in the area.
Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail Run
On September 20th The Martin Van Buren National Historic Site will be hosting the Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail Run. Come and enjoy the wonderful fall scenery and historic landmarks on a four mile trail run through three different farms which have been active for over four centuries. The run begins at Lindenwald following the Old Post Road across the rolling terrain of Roxbury Farm fields to the Luykas Van Allen House where it loops around and returns through Roxbury farm to the front of Marin Van Buren's mansion. To enter the race you need to be registered with the Kinderhook Runners Club.