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Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site

84 Liberty Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
845-562-1195 http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/17/details.aspx

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May 2017

A Tale of Two Prisoners: The Huddy-Asgill Affair

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, 84 Liberty Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Memorial Day is a day for all Americans to reflect on those who have fallen in service to their country. This Memorial Day weekend, on Sunday, May 28th at 2:00 PM, visit Washington’s Headquarters to hear the story of a soldier whose death sparked what could be considered the country’s first international incident. This event, known as the “Huddy-Asgill Affair,” crossed Washington’s desk in 1782 while headquartered at Newburgh and nearly derailed the cause for American independence. This special presentation…

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June 2017

Ready! Aim! Fire!

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, 84 Liberty Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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READY! AIM! FIRE! AT WASHINGTON’S HEADQUARTERS ON JUNE 3rd Come visit Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, on June 3rd to see re-enactors from the 4th Connecticut Regiment perform musket drills, military demonstrations, and answer questions about the life of a soldier in the Continental Army. The site itself will be open from 11am – 5pm with admission entitling you to a tour of the historic Hasbrouck House, which served as Headquarters for General Washington…

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