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200 Years of Landscape History at Hyde Park


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Location:
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
119 Vanderbilt Park Road
Hyde Park , NY , 12538
County: Dutchess
Date(s):
9/21/2014 1:00 PM

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Event Description:
During this ninety minute one mile hike a ranger will chronicle 200 hundred years of landscape history at the Vanderbilt's Hyde Park country place. Learn about earlier estate owners, the Vanderbilt's care of the property and the National Park Services ongoing plans for the very important American landscape. For the last half hour volunteers from the Frederick W Vanderbilt Garden Association will be conducting a walking tour of the formal gardens.

Contact Information:
Allan Dailey
Allan_Dailey@nps.gov
Allan_Dailey@nps.gov

Additional Information:
Event Duration (Hours): 1.5
Trip Duration (Hours): 1.5
Trip Length (Miles): 1
* One way trip
Difficulty Level: Easy
Additional Equipment required: Participants may wish to bring water.
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Portion Wheelchair Accessible: The Formal Gardens are accessible to cars with handicapp registration with a pass obtained at the Visitor Center
Additional Activities: Tours of the Vanderbilt's Hyde Park mansion are available hourly throughout the day for a fee.


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