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“Amazing woman.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
54 Valkill Park Road - Route 9G, Hyde Park, NY 12538
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in Hyde Park
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Guided tours are available to Val-Kill, Mrs. Roosevelt's retreat from her public duties as First Lady, and the grounds, which include gardens, outbuildings, woodland trails and a pond.
brockport
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Amazing woman.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to know more about such an amazing woman. She endured so much in her life. She is an inspiration to all of us. My favorite quote is her comparison to a woman and a tea bag.

Visited July 2012
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Middletown, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“A hike in d trail”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We went there late so didn't catch the tour but had fun walking in the trail and saw lots of wlidlife.

Visited July 2012
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Kingston, New York
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“while you are in Hyde Park /Poughkeepsie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

add this to your Day outing with FDR Library Museam & Culinary Ins all within miles of one another Morse museum as well.. . one afternoon take them all in Bring your camera.. The Rose Gardens are beautiful in the summer.

Visited August 2011
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Millerton, New York
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“loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

She was so ahead of her time for a woman - loved learning her life story

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connecticut
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“amazing woman”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I really enjoyed learning about Eleanor Roosevelt. She was definately the woman behind the man.

Visited October 2011
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