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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lindenwald

 
 
Lindenwald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Lindenwald Marker
Inscription.
Martin Van Buren, eighth
President of the United
States lived here from
1841 to 1862.

 
Erected by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 22.149′ N, 73° 42.192′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Old Post Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lindenwald and the Old Post Road (within shouting distance of this marker); 1849-50     A House Transformed (within shouting distance of this marker); Fertile Political Ground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marble Mounting Block (about 400 feet away); Fallen White Mulberry Tree (about 400 feet away); Farmhands and Fishing (about 400 feet away); A Bustling Household (about 400 feet away); Farm Operations (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Marker at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Lindenwald can be seen in this photo to the right of the marker.
Marker on the Old Post Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Marker on the Old Post Road
When Martin Van Buren lived here, this road was the main route from New York City to Albany east of the Hudson River. This section is one of the few remaining unpaved sections.
Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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