Home of Martin Van Buren near Albany


Stock #: 650161
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Kinderhook
State: New York (NY)
County: Columbia
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States was born in the old town of Kinderhook on the Hudson on Dec. 5, 1782. He had no college education, but began practicing law in 1803. In 1807he married Hannah Hoes. She died in 1819. After 36 years of active public life, Van Buren returned to "Lindenwold," his fine estate in Kinderhook and here he lived quietly and peacefully until his death July 14, 1862.

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