Saturday May 31, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
56 Valkill Park Road (off 9G)
Hyde Park, NY 12538  

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Kristine Bruch 
The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership (formerly Honoring Eleanor Roosevelt) 
212-228-7446 ext 15 

Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill:
Emergence of a Political Leader 

Join us on Saturday, May 31st from 2:00 - 4:00pm for a picnic celebrating the new Stone Cottage Exhibits:  Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader  

Keynote Speaker
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
the newly appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women 
(Click here to learn more about her work) 


The National Park Service wishes to thank Exhibit Benefactors: 
Lia and William Poorvu, Claudine and Fred Bacher, 
The Muriel F. Siebert Foundation,
and countless individual supporters of:

with substantial support from 
the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association



Spend a Saturday at Val-Kill. Experience the new exhibits and picnic on the grounds as Eleanor did. Featuring authentic Val-Kill Picnic recipes with a local agricultural twist by: 


Registration is now closed.

To be placed on the waitlist for the picnic please contact Kristine Bruch at kristine@mcevoyandassociates.com or at 212-228-7446 ext. 15. 


The Eleanor Roosevelt-Val-Kill Partnership was established in 2013 as a nonprofit in public private partnership with the National Park Service's Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. We were founded originally in 1998, as Honoring Eleanor Roosevelt, a priority project of Save America's Treasures and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.