Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Address:4097 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Phone:845-229-9115
Fax:845-229-0739
Web: www.nps.gov/elro/
Size: 181 acres.
Established: Authorized on May 27, 1977.
Location:In Hyde Park, New York, on Route 9G about 6 miles north of Poughkeepsie.
Facilities:Restrooms (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:Val-Kill Cottage, the focal point of the historic site, was originally built as a factory building for Val-Kill Industries, and was converted to a home by Eleanor Roosevelt in 1937. Mrs. Roosevelt used Val-Kill as a personal retreat from her busy life. Stone Cottage was built for her by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1925. The grounds include flower gardens, fields, trails, wooded areas, and a pond.

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