Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Local nameEleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
LocationHyde Park, USA

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, the Franklin D. Roosevelt home. It is a few hundred feet east of New York State Route 9G, along which runs the Dutchess County bus route C to Tivoli.

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.

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Opening hours

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 and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Roosevelt_National_Historic_Site

More information on nps.gov http://www.nps.gov/elro/index.htm

Phone +1 800 337 8474

Address 13 Kirchner Ave, Hyde Park 12538, United States

Coordinates 41°47'8.999" N -73°56'7.001" E

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