Season 2, Episode 8-Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald

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Season 2, Episode 8-Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald

Lindenwald isn’t one of the Presidential Homes that people generally know off the top of their heads, but you will be impressed by the history (and look) of this home! Learn about Martin’s pre-Presidency resume, his wife, Hannah, and sons, his election and term, and, of course, his home!

Be sure to check out Martin Van Buren’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Martin Van Buren and Kinderhook”!

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Visitor information.

Martin Van Buren’s Lindenwald by National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of Lindenwald provided by Google Arts and Culture.

From My July 2021 Visit!

From My August 2015 Visit!

Angelica Van Buren, who served as hostess for Martin Van Buren; her portrait hangs in the White House Red Room.
Angelica Van Buren hanging over the fireplace in the Red Room.

Martin Van Buren Home, Lindenwald: 1013 Old Post Road, Kinderhook, New York.

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Recommended Reading for Martin Van Buren

Joel Silbey, Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics.
John Niven, Martin Van Buren: The Romantic Age of American Politics.
Donald B Cole, Martin Van Buren and the American Political System.

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