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Sep 23, 2017 - Lindenwald

As I came down to visit Mom and Dot the past two times, I chose to use Route 9H which went past the home of Martin van Buren, our 8th President. Across the street was a parking lot and trail head for walking paths and I noticed trees but no hills. So, I suggested we go there to see what they are like, and both wanted to go! the trails are flat and in the woods, so it was a good thing to do on this warm day. Afterwards, we went to the National Historic Site where Van Buren made a farm of the property and spent the end of his life in...

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Jul 20, 2010 - Martin Van Buren's home - Lindenwald

Mom and I had a day to explore, so we went across the Hudson River to see mansions and gardens. We weren't disappointed, either! We got to Martin Van Buren's homestead just in time to take a guided tour of his renovated house! The ranger was very knowledgeable and friendly and the tour group was small enough to make the tour quite enjoyable. I can't remember all the facts and trivia that was stated on this tour, but if you care to, you can read all about it and see a good picture of the dark dining hall by going to...

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Summer in New York

Sep 8, 2007 - Martin Van Buren

September 8, 2007 48545 8:30 It is going to be hot again today, temp is already nearly 75. Every day more and more of the trees are beginning to change color. The temps are still in the 80's and even the nights are in the high 60's and low 70's. I will really be glad when the daytime temps drop to the low 80's Date wise we are jumping all over today. We have just left the Vanderbilt's and Roosevelt's, circa 1896-1945 and will traveling back in time first to 1800-1848. Our first stop today is Lindenwald, the estate of Martin Van Buren, the...

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