Growing Up In Newburgh Panel Discussion

September 20, 2015
2 PM

The contributors to the Growing Up In Newburgh exhibit and other community members will be a part of the Newburgh Memories Panel. The public is invited to listen in on the discussion of their experiences.

The topic of growing up in Newburgh has drawn much attention this summer since the opening of a community exhibit on the same theme.

In their discussion, the panelist are assisting the Society with meeting the exhibit mission of “fostering an appreciation for the past by evoking nostalgia.”

The public is invited to sit in on the discussion and discover why the panel feels this project was important to them in telling their story. The discussion will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Newburgh Heritage Center, located on 123 Grand Street in Newburgh.

Scroll below for more information and directions↓

Admission: $5 per person; Members are Free

 


Moderator

GUIN_RussLangeRussell Lange, a Newburgh native and curator of the Growing Up in Newburgh exhibit, is the panel moderator. Russ is a very involved and longstanding member of the Society. He previously served on the Society’s board of managers and also as its director. Other popular projects Russ is known for includes a history hike of Quassaick Creek, a natural boundary between the City of Newburgh and the Town of New Windsor, and an exhibit that examined Newburgh’s industrial past titled, “Made in Newburgh.” He currently serves as the director of the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston.
 
 
 

Panelists

  • Business Owner: Angelo Comparetto, Torino Bakery.
  • Citizen & Croquet Champion: Kathleen Cox
  • Community Leader: Wilbur Higgins
  • Historian & Society President: Allynne Lange
  • Lawyer: Alan Axelrod

 


Directions

Use this address for the GPS: 123 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550

Parking: City of Newburgh Municipal Parking Lot on Grand Street. Click here to see this on a map→

From the NY State Thruway, take exit 17 (Newburgh) and take the ramp to go east on the Interstate 84. Take Interstate 84 east to exit 10. At the light, make an immediate right and get into the left lane in front of the Sunoco Station. Make a left on to North Plank Road. Follow the street down the hill, through two traffic lights, and make a right on to Grand Street. Continue past three stop signs. The Newburgh Heritage Center (also known as the Old Niven Courthouse) will be on your right. The parking lot is just ahead on the left.

From points West, take Interstate 84 east to exit 10. At the light, make an immediate right and get into the left lane in front of the Sunoco Station. Make a left on to North Plank Road. Follow the street down the hill, through two traffic lights, and make a right on to Grand Street. Continue past three stop signs. The Newburgh Heritage Center (also known as the Old Niven Courthouse) will be on your right. The parking lot is just ahead on the left.

From points East, take Interstate 84 west to Exit 10s (second exit past the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge). Stay to your right off the ramp and follow it until you come to the traffic light at Route 9W (the Alexis Diner is on the left). Make a right on to Route 9W, and continue south. Get into the left lane in front of the Sunoco Station at the second light. Make a left on to North Plank Road. Follow the street down the hill, through two traffic lights, and make a right on to Grand Street. Continue past three stop signs. The Newburgh Heritage Center (also known as the Old Niven Courthouse) will be on your right. The parking lot is just ahead on the left.