Val-Kill

Local nameVal-Kill
LocationHaviland, 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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More information and contact

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

Official website http://www.nps.gov/elro/index.htm

Address 4097 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park, NY 12538, USA

Coordinates 41°45'44.451" N -73°53'56.125" E

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