Val-Kill Cottage, Hyde Park

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  • This tour starts with a video and then perhaps a bit too long talk about Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill cottage. The tour itself is just 10 minutes inside the small home. I wish the info folks had tol...  more »
  • Eleanore Roosevelt is my hero. Her life is inspiring and the tour and talk are entertaining and inspirational. It’s a lovely property with opportunities to walk the trails of the grounds for free.  more »
  • I have visited many of the Roosevelts’ homes and am always amazed by how unassuming they are. Hyde Park and Campabello are grand, but in no way opulent and Warm Springs and ValKill are very simple. I ...  more »
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  • Loved. Loved this place! Extremely interesting. What a strong fabulous woman was Eleanor and it felt magical to be at her place
  • Fascinating to see how simply she lived. Lovely rose gardens.
  • We stopped here before going on to see the FDR library and grounds. Beautiful place to visit. We saw several people out just enjoying the trails on the property. Friendly, knowledgeable rangers and staff. Would love to return.
  • What a lovely tribute to the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. Such wonderful history and knowledgeable staff maintaining the facility.
  • Very interesting. The guide is very knowledgeable about Eleanor. You will learn so much about this brilliant & fascinating woman She was way ahead of her time.

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