Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Paycheck from Martin Van Buren to Irish Servant Ca credits National Park Service by Michael Fredericks Many of the domestic workers at Lindenwald were Irsh. They are emblamatic of the great waves of immigrants which beagn arriving in the United states during the ante bellum period.
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site President Van Burens Home credits HABS Van Buren called his home and farm Lindenwald. He lived here after his term as president from 1841 to 1862. He ran two presidential campaign from Lindenwald in 1844 and 1848.He ran presidential vam
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Sunset over the farm fields of Lindewald credits Chloe Barker-Benfield A stunning sunset over the the fields of Lindenwald with the Catskill Mountains rising in the distance.
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Lindenwalds Main Hall credits National Park Service The main hall and dining table at Lindenwald were used by President Van Buren to not only entertain, but to use his skills to bend political issues his way through the ante bellum period.
Today, Martin Van Buren is an obscure man, often little more than a footnote. In pre-Civil War America, however, it was impossible not to have an opinion of him. Van Buren was central to the issues of his day: the creation of political parties, and the largest crisis of his time, slavery. The above quote is from Davy Crockett, one of many Americans trying to understand the Red Fox of Kinderhook.
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is located near Catskill, Delmar and Hudson