The Historical Society offers a variety of programs designed to highlight our area’s rich history. Events include illustrated talks, guided walks, and even a cruise on the Hudson River! Unless otherwise noted, most programs take place at the Newburgh Heritage Center in the Old Courthouse at 123 Grand Street (across from the Library).
Stay tuned for a list of events planned for 2020.
Postponed- new date to be announced Admission: $5 suggested donation Members are free Location: Newburgh Heritage Center Old Niven Courthouse 123 Grand Street Newburgh, NY Please see below for directions Fire Chief Terry Ahlers and City Historian Mary McTamaney will present a program on the history of Newburgh Fire Department,now in its 222nd. year
December 8, 2019 12-5 pm Location: Starts at 189 Montgomery Street Newburgh, NY 12550 The Newburgh Historical Society’s annual Candlelight Tour features thirteen 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, … Continue reading Candlelight Tour of Homes
Sunday, December 15, 2019 1-4 p.m. Admission: $5 suggested donation Members are free Location: Capt. David Crawford House 189 Montgomery Street Newburgh, NY Please see below for directions See beautiful 19th century style fresh flowers, fruit and greens throughout Crawford House. One highlight of the Candlelight Tour is Crawford House itself, decorated “to the … Continue reading Open House with the Newburgh Chorale