Historic Hudson River Valley: The Roosevelt Experience

Date: July 17, 2006 - July 20, 2006

Location: Hyde Park, NY
Contact Hours: 30hrs.
Cost : $195 (includes four lunches and one dinner)
CUT-OFF DATE: June 17, 2006
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July 17: The Roosevelts: An Historical Perspective (9:00-8:00)


  • Chris Breiseth, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
    David Woolner, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
    Edna Gurewitsch, “Personal Reminisces”
    Ray Raymond, former British Political Officer, SUNY
  • Workshop: online resources
  • Springwood Tour: house and related structures
  • Top Cottage Tour and dinner


July 18: FDR Library, Jeff Urbin, National Archives (9:00-7:00)


  • Introduction to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and Presidential Library System Overview
  • FDR Museum and Library tour Presidential Library
  • Workshop: On-Line Using the Roosevelt Library and Museum in Person and through the Internet
  • Sharing Ideas for Improving Document Based Teaching and Meeting the Goals of Curriculum Requirements
  • Freedom from Fear Exhibit: private tour


July 19: Eleanor (9:00-5:00)


  • Joyce Ghee (ERVK), “Eleanor Roosevelt, A Hudson Valley Remembrance”
  • Franceska Mascali-Urbin (NPS), “Arthurdale”
  • Val-Kill house tour
  • Val-Kill grounds tour
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Trunk curriculum (NPS)
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill (ERVK) Girl’s
  • Leadership Workshop


July 20: Grounds and the Future (9:00-2:30)


  • Roosevelt the Conservationist
  • Roosevelt Tree and Ground Tour
  • “Future Plans: The Roosevelt Lands in the 21st Century” Scenic Hudson


For further information contact Dr. Peter Feinman at the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education at 914-939-9071 or email us at: contact@ihare.org