Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh has announced their grounds will remain open Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about Grounds Open At Washington Headquarters
After a one-year absence the Newburgh Volunteer Fair at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will return on May 2nd, 2020.
The Volunteer Fair provides not-for-profit organizations with an opportunity to share awareness about the services they provide to the community. [Read more…] about Newburgh’s Volunteer Fair Returning In May
In the 2018 film On the Basis of Sex, young firebrand Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes dramatic use of Abigail Adams’ 1776 admonition to “remember the ladies.” Sadly, Abigail’s husband, future President John Adams, spurned her request to consider property rights and other protections for women in drafting a legal framework for the rebellious colonies. [Read more…] about 19th Century Women of Newburgh Bay
The annual Newburgh Candlelight Tour has been set for Sunday, December 8th, from noon to 5 pm.
The 1830 Captain David Crawford House, the Newburgh Historical Society’s headquarters at 189 Montgomery Street, will be the starting place for this self-guided tour. [Read more…] about A Candlelight Tour of Newburgh Homes
The Historical Society of Newburgh is set to host former forest ranger Donald “Doc” Bayne, who will talk about ancient secrets and stories of the forest of the Hudson Valley, and The Great Chain over the Hudson River, on Saturday, October 12th, at 2 pm. [Read more…] about Making The Hudson River Chain Talk in Newburgh Saturday
Newburgh is the first expansion for Urban Archive outside of New York City. Urban Archive, a technology non-profit, had their start in 2016 working with three institutional partners and only a few hundred archival photographs. [Read more…] about Urban Archive App Adds Newburgh Locations
A discussion about urban renewal in the Hudson Valley and exploring creative ways communities mobilize around contested landscapes has been set for Sunday, April 7th, from 3 to 5 pm, at the Fullerton Center, 297 Grand Street, Newburgh. [Read more…] about Reframing Urban Renewal in Newburgh Sunday
Newburgh Barbershops: Shaping Community is set to open at the Newburgh Community Photo Project on Sunday, March 31, showcasing photography and interviews that celebrate nine barbershops and their role as social and community anchors for Newburgh, NY.
An opening reception is set for March 31st from 5 to 7 pm. The exhibit will run through June 1st, and will be open on Saturdays from noon to 6 pm, or by appointment. [Read more…] about Newburgh Barbershop: Shaping Community
The recently-opened Shelter House Café in Newburgh’s Downing Park, brings together several strands of the city’s long and complex history. The brainchild and labor-of-love of restaurateur Stephen Sinnott, it builds on decades of effort by the non-profit Downing Park Preservation Committee to restore the historic park to its former prominence in the life of the city. [Read more…] about Newburgh’s Downing Park, A Short History
Starting Thursday October 4, 2018, the Frederick Douglass in Newburgh project will host “Frederick Douglass: Barbershop Conversations”, a reading and discussion series developed and sponsored by Humanities New York.
Hosted at Newburgh barbershops, the public is invited to come together over the course of six sessions to discuss a variety of thematically linked texts facilitated by Gabrielle Hill Burton of The Restorative Center. The conception of the “Frederick Douglass: Barbershop Conversations” is directly inspired by Douglass’ visit to Newburgh in 1870 and the legacy on voter rights and civic engagement. [Read more…] about Barbershop Conversations: Frederick Douglass in Newburgh