Helen Gearn Memorial Library

The Historical Society has an archive of materials including books, documents, photos, maps and ephemera that focuses on local citizens, businesses and architecture.

Much of the library’s documentation holdings are cataloged in an online database that can be viewed online. Note that while some items refer to photographs, the images themselves are not available in the database. Go to the Library database.

We are happy to help you with your search for information on Newburgh. All questions must be submitted in writing. Questions may be submitted with the form below.

Research Request Form

Our volunteer researchers will perform a free search of your topic for the first 30 minutes. After that, we reserve the right to charge for time at $10 per half-hour plus the cost of copies and postage (members pay $5 per half-hour).

Fee schedule for imaging and reproduction.

Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands
Helen Gearn Memorial Library
189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 561-3790