Thursday, April 20, 2017

Historic Places: Val-Kill Cottage, Hyde Park, NY

Val-Kill cottage is a National Historic Site located on Route 9G in Hyde Park, NY. The cottage is famous for being the quiet getaway location for First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill cottage was her escape from her life as a public figure. It's where she spent her time thinking of policy plans and strategizing how to set her goals in motion.
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Tomorrow the League is hosting a tour and lunch at the historic site. We are delighted to have  Wylecia Wiggs Harris, LWVUS Executive Director, joining us for the lunch and tours. On Friday evening the Wallace Center will be hosting a Women in Politics Panel and Reception at the FDR Library in Hyde Park. For more on the lunch and reception see here.

If you are interested in visiting Val-Kill you can schedule a tour by visiting: 

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