The Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in Kinderhook, Columbia County, NY will host “Family Bonfire Night,” on on Saturday, October 15th, from 4 to 7 pm.
This event will feature a bonfire, s’mores, live music by Fran & Friends, a story trail in collaboration with the Kinderhook Library, and fireside readings from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
Inside the Visit Center, guests can experience “Full Circle: Washington Irving at Lindenwald,” a temporary exhibit for the month of October delving into the site’s connection to Hudson Valley legend, Washington Irving.
This program is free and open to the public.
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site preserves the Lindenwald estate owned by Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States. Van Buren purchased the 36-room mansion during his presidency in 1839, and it became his home and farm from his leaving office in 1841 until his death in 1862.
For more information, call Martin Van Buren National Historic Site at (518) 758-9689 or visit their website.
Photo of Martin Van Buren National Historic Site courtesy National Park Service.