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Review of Val-Kill Cottage

Val-Kill Cottage
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$73.00*
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Hudson Valley New York Great Estates Pass
Ranked #3 of 21 things to do in Hyde Park
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The home of Eleanor Roosevelt that is located on the Roosevelt estate and is open to the public.
Reviewed October 18, 2012

We used our park passes and joined a tour. The house and the guides are excellent. We walked the grounds and enjoyed the fall,day. Do not missal the visit.

Thank Colby R
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

I been a neighbor for some time now and I am blessed to have sure a wonderful national site to visit. Eleanor not only was a great first Lady but left behind a wonderful legency.

Thank Joseph's S
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Lucky Eleanor! We all should have a place to which we can retreat when the world becomes too much to bear. Her beloved Val-Kill is nestled in the quiet woods. It is wonderful that we can visit here and imagine what it might have been like to be married to FDR, entertain the famous and powerful of the 1940's and grow into a powerful, influential woman in her own right.

Thank FLgirl06
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

this place of the first lady, was really exciting and alot of fun, lots to learn, the place is wonderful to look at you can walk thru her home,and the scene was great, go in the fall beautiful colors and is located off hwy 9 in hyde park NY, lots of history if your a history buff.

Thank PamProperMeikle
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

This was my second visit to Vail Cottage. The first time we were with a large group and did not get to see the second floor. This time there were only 3 of us on the tour and we got to tour the entire house....including Eleanor Roosevelt's sleeping porch. If you are 62 you can get a pass for $10 that allows access to all National Historic Sites.

Thank Mathilda73
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