The Historical Society offers the region a variety of programs designed to highlight and celebrate our area’s rich history. The schedule of 2018 events is below. Note that unless otherwise noted, most programs take place at 3pm at the Newburgh Heritage Center in the Old Courthouse at 123 Grand Street (across from the Library).

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2018 Annual Meeting

October 21, 2018 2:00 PM. The Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and Highlands will take place at the Newburgh Heritage Center, 123 Grand Street, on October 21. In a brief business meeting, members and visitors will receive an update on the past year’s activities and how the organization met its mission. … Continue reading 2018 Annual Meeting

Tunneling Around Us

October 24, 2018, 7-8:30pm – New York City’s vast water supply system passes under Newburgh and is having a massive overhaul. Learn about the operation ofthe nation’s largest water supply system from its construction in the early 20th century to the current Delaware Aqueduct By-Pass being drilled under the Hudson from Newburgh to Wappnger. Adam Bosch, Director of Public Affairs for the D.E.P. will present this illustrated talk in the Great Room of SUNY’s Kaplan Hall. Free indoor parking accessible from First St.across from Ebenezer Church.

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Sunday, December 9, 2018 12-5 pm The Newburgh Historical Society’s annual Candlelight Tour features a dozen decorated homes including a diverse assortment of public and private spaces – mansions, structures in the rehabilitation process, new construction, architectural gems, and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks. For years, community members within the second largest historic district … Continue reading Candlelight Tour of Homes

Open House with the Newburgh Symphonic Orchestra

December 16, 2018, 1-4 PM Newburgh Symphonic Orchestra members entertain during our final open house. See beautiful 19th century style fresh flowers, fruit and greens throughout Crawford House. For more information please call (845) 561-2585. Scroll below for more directions↓.     Directions Use this address for the GPS: 189 Montgomery Street, Newburgh, NY 12550 … Continue reading Open House with the Newburgh Symphonic Orchestra