On March 27, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh celebrates Women’s History Month at the Ritz Theater’s Green Room at 1pm. The annual program honors Martha Washington, wife of General George Washington. The program will include the presentation of the Martha Washington Woman of History Award to Mary Ann Fish, a founding director of the Palisades Park Conservancy. The program will also include a guest speaker, refreshments and musical entertainment. Admission is by donation. For information, call 845-562-1195.
Newburgh Illuminated Festival Photo by NR flickr pool user Steven Rosas. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. **Flickr users please do not forget to remove disabling of downloading of pictures. Otherwise, I can’t use them**
The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR flickr user Steven Rosas. Newburgh does not need another mall [THR] Newburgh saves 200 million gallons of water [TCP] Newburgh to almost double number of street cameras [MHN] Newburgh doesn’t […]
This is one of the newest houses to come on the market in the city. It probably won’t last long either. Overall, from the photos the house to appears to be in good condition with room for upgrades and needed improvements. It is in a very desirable location, with neighbors such as the Fullerton Mansion […]
Take a ride down some of the humbler streets in Newburgh, ones without the mansions, where the factory workers used to live. It’s where the heart and soul of the city is. This property used to have a storefront, and it is privately owned. For detailed information, check the Orange County tax records. I also love the […]
Back in March of this year, there was a fundraiser for the Newburgh Illuminated Festival. It was in Thornwillow Institute on South Lander. Wow, was this a party. Good things are happening all around the city. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration Flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. […]