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I was also granted permission to analyze the Facebook pages of other local history and heritage related organizations. It was interesting to see that the results from most of the pages aligned with trends in visitation demographics while others had a broader appeal. This analysis also revealed which post type – plain text, image or links – reached a larger audience.
This issue of the Riverview is now available! Subscribe to our email list and receive future issues of the Riverview in your inbox. Fall 2015 Riverview→ Members receive the print version of the Riverview in the mail. Included only in the print version are additional pages featuring interesting articles based on materials in our collection. … Continue reading Riverview | Fall 2015
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network has announced the Newburgh Historical Society as the recipient of two Awards for Excellence in recognition of the community collaboration and documentation for the exhibit, “Growing Up in Newburgh,” and the partnership with St. George’s Episcopal Church for their 2015 co-sponsored events.
According to the Newburgh Historical Society, the topic of growing up in Newburgh has drawn much attention this summer since the opening of a community exhibit on the same theme. On September 20th, a panel made up of Newburgh citizens and exhibit donors will come together to discuss their experiences through the images they contributed, assisting the Society with meeting the exhibit mission of “fostering an appreciation for the past by evoking nostalgia.”
The third annual Newburgh Illuminated Festival was focused on Broadway and Liberty Streets. It wasn’t spread throughout the city as previous years, but via a trolley ride visitors could experience other parts of the historic city.
The Newburgh Historical Society will open the historic Captain David Crawford House during the June 20th city-wide event, Newburgh Illuminated. Between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. members of the public are welcome to join guided tours through the 1830 house, view a unique collection and the recently opened exhibit, “Growing Up In Newburgh.”
On Sunday, June 7th, a new exhibit titled, “Growing Up In Newburgh,” opened at the historic Captain David Crawford House. Seventy visitors, made up of new visitors, donors and members, made this exhibit opening one of the best attended events in recent past.
By Matthew Colon Nostalgia is something that we all experience. These pleasant recollections accompanied by moving emotions may affect us at random times. This was the case for me when I visited a local ninth grade classroom during a creative writing lesson plan this week. Sometimes, the feeling is so perfect I get the sense … Continue reading Growing Up In Newburgh: Past Meets the Present