Kinderhook celebrates President Van Buren’s 236th birthday

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The Kinderhook community celebrated the 236th birthday President Martin Van Buren on Wednesday.

Van Buren was the 8th president of the United States and was born in Kinderhook. The New York National Guard placed a wreath commissioned by the White House at his grave site.

The community also had a moment of silence for the 41st President, George H.W. Bush, who’s funeral was also on Wednesday.

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