Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Val-Kill

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    Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Val-Kill

    Val-Kill is a National Historic Site dedicated to the life and achievements of Eleanor Roosevelt. It is the first and only National Historic Site commemorating a First Lady of the US.
     
    The Roosevelts’ made this place a home away from home, and it became a relaxing and entertainment site for friends as well as world leaders. In 1926, alongside three of her friends, Eleanor established the “Val-Kill Industries” – a skills training program and a handcraft workshop that provided employment for local families. Later on, Val-Kill Industries was the model for the New Deal recovery programs. After President FDR passed away in 1945, Val-Kill became Eleanor’s permanent place of residence.
     
    Visiting the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site will give you an insight into Eleanor Roosevelt’s both private and public life. Watch a short introductory film, then join a free guided tour through the main house, to view authentic photographs, artifacts, and furniture. Afterward, stroll in the gardens, visit the Val-Kill Industries workshop, and enjoy special events, such as Music in The Parks, Vanderbilt Garden Tours, and Christmas Open House.
     

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    Address: 4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538
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