Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Vanderbilt Mansion 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Address:4097 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Phone:845-229-9115
Fax:845-229-0739
Web: www.nps.gov/vama/
Size: 212 acres.
Established: Designated on December 18, 1940.
Location:In the Hudson River Valley in Hyde Park, New York, 90 miles north of New York City and 70 miles south of Albany. Accessible via US 9.
Facilities:Rest rooms, picnic area, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided tour, hiking.
Special Features:This 54-room palatial mansion is a fine example of homes built by 19th-century millionaires. This particular home was constructed by Frederick W. Vanderbilt, a grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt.

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It is a defining landmark in the view from the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Mills-Norrie State Park just across the river.

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