Crawford 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.


Sunday, September 24, 2-5 pm (Hudson Valley Ramble weekend)
Walking Tour of Kowawese Unique Area
A walking tour of this beautiful area near Plum Point, New Windsor, to be led by Evan Pritchard, professor of Native American history at Marist College. The walking tour (2-4 pm) will be followed by a visit to the Nichol House (4-5). More details: Walking Tour (pdf)
Meet at Kowawese Park, 2pm.


Save the Date – Dec 10. Save the date of Sunday, December 10, for the Historical Society’s annual “Candlelight Tour” of open houses (mostly historic), from 12 to 5 pm. It’s a great way see some lovely houses and enjoy the company of fellow enthusiast enjoying homes decorated for the holidays and open for our enjoyment. We are still working on the schedule of homes to be included, but in the meantime, check out WhyTheTour-2017.


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.


Dutch 'Kas' being loaded onto a truckThe Historical Society’s massive 17th-century Dutch “Kas” (cupboard) is on its way to New Paltz, where it will be featured in a special exhibition on furniture, paintings, and decorative arts in the Hudson Valley during the 17th century. The exhibit will be on display from October to December.
For more information: Read More →


Organizational News Blog For more recent stories about the Historical Society or the Crawford House, check out the Org News Blog.


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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