Crawford House has now resumed its opening season. The house is open every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm until October. Please stop in, take a tour, and stroll around the historic neighborhood with its inspiring views of the Hudson River.


Schedule of 2017 Events. Check out the schedule talks and other programs we have planned for the 2017 season. Hope to see you at one or more of these events.


Louise FernThe Historical Society is pleased to welcome Louise Marie Inzerra Fern to the board of directors. As a Certified Public Accountant, she has worked for nearly 20 years as a tax preparer, manager, and corporate auditor. In 2000 she established her own independent accounting firm, which concentrates on tax preparation for individuals, corporations, estates and trusts… Read More →


Volunteer Fair The Historical Society participated again in the Newburgh Volunteer Fair on April 29, 2017, at the Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site. Board members Roy Spells, Tramayne Young-Minor (a recent addition), Lynn Fischer, and Jim Hoekema (taking the picture) informed visitors about the Society, the Crawford House, and our upcoming talks and events. Read More →

Membership. The Historical Society relies heavily on memberships and contributions. Have you renewed your membership? If not, please do soon! Do you have a friend who enjoys history or getting involved in local culture? Please tell them about us, or bring them to the house or an event.


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The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands preserves the history of the Greater Newburgh Area by promoting an appreciation of the region’s unique attributes and protecting its architectural, cultural and historical value. Read More →

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands is a member supported organization. Memberships and donations help us further our mission to promote and protect the history of the area. Membership also has its privileges! Read More →