Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site was established by the U.S. Congress to commemorate the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt. Once part of the larger Roosevelt family estate in Hyde Park, New York, today the property includes the 181 acres, buildings and other historic features that Eleanor Roosevelt called Val-Kill. It is located approximately two miles east of Springwood.
Eleanor Roosevelt created and shared Val-Kill with her friends Nancy Cook and Marion Dickerman. At Val-Kill, they established Val-Kill Industries to employ local farming families in handcraft traditions. The Roosevelts frequently used Val-Kill's relaxed setting for entertaining family, friends, political associates, and world leaders.
The house can be visited only with a guided tour.
May - October:
Thu - Mon: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., tours available through the day.
November - April:
Thu - Mon: guided tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Guided tour ticket: $10
Youths 15 years and under free.
More information on nps.gov http://www.nps.gov/elro/index.htm
Phone +1 800 337 8474
Coordinates 41°47'8.999" N -73°56'7.001" E