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The Crawford House

189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
(845) 561-2585 http://newburghhistorictours.com/

December 2013

2013 Candlelight Tour

December 8, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$25.00

See New York's largest and most diverse historic district. Tour the interiors of over a dozen of Newburgh's architectural gems on the Candlelight Tour of homes. This year's tour honors the memory of Don Herron, who drew the artwork that graced the Candlelight Tour booklets for the past two decades. A special exhibit of his artwork and drawings will be displayed at the Crawford House, thanks to a generous grant by the Orange County Arts Council. 2013 Candlelight Tour Details…

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May 2014

Come Sit on Our Porch

May 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$5.00

The massive front porch of the Crawford House has been under renovation for the past year. We want to welcome everyone to share in its completion and to enjoy its spacious view. Come picnic on the lawn, enjoy the fiddle tunes by the Texas Wranglers bluegrass band, and enjoy an outdoor fun filled atmosphere on the new porch.

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July 2014

Walking Tour of Historic Newburgh

July 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$5

Join members of the Historical Society as we walk through Newburgh's Historic District, pointing out notable homes, buildings, churches, cemeteries and learn about Newburgh's past and what it was like to live here in the 1800's. The walk will start and end at the Captain David Crawford House and focus on the surrounding vicinity of Liberty, Grand, and Montgomery streets. Admission: $5 per person Members are free For more information please call: (845) 561-2585.

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October 2014

Historical Society Annual Meeting

October 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$5

Members of the Board of Managers will come together to review another successful year and elect new officers. Following the meeting is a panel, organized by Society member Tom Kneiser, to speak about local buildings they have remodeled for vibrant new uses. The panelists include: Mary McTamaney, City of Newburgh Historian; Lisa Silverstone, Director of Safe Harbors on the Hudson; Madeline Fletcher of the Newburgh Community Land Bank; and Joseph Fratesi of Atlas Industries. Admission is $5 person and free…

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December 2014

2014 Candlelight Tour

December 14, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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$25
Newburgh Candlelight Tour 2012

The annual Candlelight Tour of Newburgh architecture will take place this year on Sunday, December 14th. The self-guided tour taking will include over a dozen decorated homes. The authentically decorated 1830 Captain David Crawford House will start off the tour. The house circuit features a diverse assortment of public and private spaces, including mansions, structures in rehabilitation process, new construction, architectural gems, and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks. An element of the Historical Society’s mission is to promote an…

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April 2015

Opening Day Newburgh Historical Society

April 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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Downing Talk, House Tours, & Artist's Choice Sunday | April 12th 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Newburgh Historical Society invites the public to celebrate 200 years of Newburgh’s favorite son, Andrew Jackson Downing, as it kicks off its 2015 season. This opening day event will begin with a presentation introducing Downing and how the memorial urban park in his name came to be. Following the talk members offer guided tours of the historic Captain David Crawford House and an opening…

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May 2015

Annual Historic District Yard Sale

May 2, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

Saturday, MAY 2 9am – 4pm (Raindate May 3) Grand Street’s Annual Yard Sale EXPANDS! Look Who’s Joining us… • Montgomery St. and • “Antiques on the Lawn” at The Historical Society’s Crawford House Get Ready: join our annual community yard sale! Spring clean & sell your unwanted ‘treasures’. Always a Fun and Profitable Day! MARK YOUR CALENDAR: MAY 2 9am – 4pm

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Neighborhood Yard Sale

May 2, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
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The Newburgh Historical Society at 189 Montgomery Street is taking part in Newburgh’s Annual Historic District Yard Sale on May 2nd(rain date, May 3). Many items from the Society’s Gift Shop will be deeply discounted. Between 9 A.M. and 4 P.M. journey down Grand and Montgomery Streets and visit other homeowners participating in this sale. You may find clothes, furniture, china, electronics, tools, antiques, household goods, books, plants, and more. While there, for a $5 admission fee, visitors are welcome…

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October 2015

A Freight Forwarder’s Taste of History

October 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

David Crawford returned from the War of 1812 and built up a business moving local goods along the Hudson River. What did his ships carry into the New York City markets? Come sample locally harvested food before it makes its way below deck.

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Newburgh Historical Society Annual Meeting

October 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$5

The Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and Highlands will take place at their headquarters, the 1830 Captain David Crawford House. Members of the Board of Managers are to come together to review another successful year. Visitors will get to know the Historical Society through committee reports on the past year’s activities and how the organization met its mission during its 130th year. Admission to this presentation is $5 per person and free to members of the…

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December 2015

Candlelight Tour

December 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$30

Over a dozen decorated homes will be visited featuring a diverse assortment of public and private spaces, including mansions, structures in the rehabilitation process, new construction, architectural gems, and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks. For years, community members within the second largest historic district in New York State have generously decorated and opened their homes to visitors in support of local history. The 1830 Captain David Crawford House, located at 189 Montgomery St., Newburgh is the starting place for…

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May 2016

Annual Historic District Yard Sale

May 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States

Liberty, Grand, and Montgomery Streets are taking part in our annual community yard sale. The Crawford House is featuring Antiques on The Lawn. Everyone is welcome.

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July 2016

Loyalists of Newburgh

July 23, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street
Newburgh , NY 12550 United States
$4

In this special presentation, guest historian Kieran O’Keefe examines the Loyalists of Newburgh during the American Revolution. This talk looks at the origins of the Loyalist community, discusses the community’s composition, considers their war experiences and the persecution they faced from Newburgh’s Patriots, and finally examines the Loyalists’ post-war exile in Canada. Free with museum admission: $4 per adult, $3 per student and senior, children 12 and under are free For more information: (845) 562-1195

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