A Rich History

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 →

Sept 4: Walking Tour of Algonquin Park

HSNBH_AlgonquinParkJoin members of the Historical Society and park supporters as we walk through the Algonquin Park, once an active black powder mill complex is now a 40-plus acre recreational park. Follow tour guides on a history hike and uncover the history behind the historic structures and waterways.For more information please call (845) 561-2585.


Current Exhibit: Newburgh-Beacon Ferry

Signs to the ferry

Our current special exhibit at the Crawford House is “This Way to the Ferry,” curated by members of the historical societies of both Newburgh and Beacon. Read More →

Support Local History

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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 →