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Become a Member

Member Benefits:

You will share in activities of the Friends and the National Historic Site:

  • The opportunity to learn about the most recent publications and research on Van Buren and his times
  • Annual Meeting
  • Special Events at Lindenwald
  • Environmental Events at the Van Buren Nature Trails
  • Walking Tours on the farm trails
  • The annual Winter Celebration in December
  • Graveside Ceremonies honoring President Van Buren
  • Discussions with Park rangers and curators about the Van Buren era

An invitation to join the Friends of Lindenwald:

Please fill out the form below and submit (you will be redirected to PayPal), OR you may download a printable version HERE, and pay by check or money order.


Volunteer Opportunities

Trails Maintenance

Contact Richard Anderson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Educational Outreach

Contact Ann Scharoun: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tour Guides

Contact Dawn Olson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Donations & Gifts

The Friends of Lindenwald has been designated as a not for profit §501(c)(3) corporation. The Friends of Lindenwald has been incorporated by the New York State Education Department. Donations and Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by 26 U.S. Code §170.  

Please fill out the form below and submit (you will be redirected to PayPal), OR you may download a printable version HERE, and pay by check or money order.

IF YOUR DONATION DOES NOT HAVE A DESIGNATED PURPOSE, IT WILL BECOME PART OF THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE FRIENDS AND WILL BE USED TO SUPPORT THE MANY ACTIVITIES AT BOTH THE MARTIN VAN BUREN HISTORIC SITE AND THE MARTIN VAN BUREN NATURE TRAILS WHICH THE FRIENDS OWN. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY. YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF YOUR DONATION/GIFT WHICH YOU SHOULD KEEP AS A RECORD FOR TAX PURPOSES IF YOU CLAIM IT AS A DEDUCTION.

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