Walking Tour of Algonquin Park

September 4, 2016, 2pm. Join 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 […]


Croquet Games at Downing Park

September 18, 2016, 1-4 PM. Come and enjoy the game of croquet as we challenge neighboring communities to show their local pride. All ages are welcome, and the winning team will be added to the tournament trophy. The event is co-sponsored by the Downing Park Planning Committee, the Newburgh Historical Society and the Newburgh Preservation […]


High Tea at the Desmond Estate

October 9, 2016 2 PM Join us for tea and chocolate to a benefit the Captain David Crawford House, as we participate in the Mid-Hudson Historic Destinations’ “Taste of History,”. There will be featured talks on fashion and confections, and music for your enjoyment. For more information please call (845) 561-2585. Scroll below for directions […]


Annual Meeting

October 16, 2016 2 PM The Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and Highlands will take place at their headquarters, the 1830 Captain David Crawford House. Members of the Board of Managers will come together to review another successful year. Visitors will get to know the Historical Society through committee reports on […]


Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 11, 2016 12 PM – 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 […]