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 →

Thanks to all who joined us for the Candlelight Tour on December 11! Weather cooperated, though it did get chilly toward the end of the day. We had an excellent turnout.

Crawford House is now closed for public visit for the season – we will reopen in April, and we will also have a new program of talks and events for 2017.


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 →