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Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Review

An unpretentious cottage, Val-Kill was first a retreat and later the full-time residence for Eleanor Roosevelt. A biographical film, First Lady of the World, is shown at the site. The property encompasses 180 acres of trails and gardens. It's also the location of Val-Kill Industries, Eleanor's attempt to prevent farm workers from relocating to the city for employment; reproductions of early American furniture, pewter, and weavings were produced here.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Valkill Park Rd., Hyde Park, NY, 12538 | Map It
  • Phone: 845/229–9115
  • Cost: Tour $10
  • Hours: May.–Oct., daily 9–5; Nov.–Apr., Thurs.–Mon. Tours at 1 and 3
  • Website:
  • Location: Hyde Park
Updated: 05-15-2014

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