Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will host Receiving the French: The French Role in the American Revolution, a virtual presentation looking at the French connection at Washington’s Headquarters and the invaluable assistance they provided during the Revolutionary War set for Saturday, May 29th. [Read more…] about The French Role in the American Revolution
Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site has reopened to the public.
Both the Museum, which features over 1,300 objects from the collection, and the historic Hasbrouck House, where the General made his headquarters for 16 ½ months at the end of the Revolutionary War, are now open for visitors on a limited basis. [Read more…] about Washington’s HQ Reopens For Limited Use
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will host a Quill Pen Writing Workshop on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, at 2 pm each day.
This all-ages workshop uses original documents as a model to assist participants in creating their own 18th century style letter using a quill pen, just as General Washington’s aides-de-camp did while headquartered in Newburgh. [Read more…] about Washington Headquarters Quill Pen Writing Workshop
When people visit Washington’s Headquarters in Newburgh, New York they are also visiting a Hasbrouck house. This home and farm, from the 18th to mid -19th centuries, belonged to the Hasbrouck Family until it was acquired by New York State.
Some of what we know about the Hasbrouck’s life there came by way of Eli Hasbrouck. [Read more…] about Hasbrouck House: The Book of Eli
Industrial Historian Russell Lange, former President of the Newburgh Historical Society, will deliver his popular talk titled, “Made in Newburgh”. For 150 years manufacturing drove the economy of Newburgh providing jobs for over 8,000 men and women. Open to members and the general public, this free talk will take place during their annual meeting starting at 3 pm. [Read more…] about Manufacturing Subject of ‘Made in Newburgh’ Lecture