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Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands [NY]

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands seeks to preserve and share the history of the Newburgh area, New York. To this end, the society operates the 1830 neoclassical Captain David Crawford House, once home to an major local maritime entrepreneur. The house presents 19th-century upper class life and the histories of Newburgh and the Hudson River Valley. Society collections include furnishings, decorative arts, archival documents, and fine arts. Highlights include 18th-century furnishings, a Duncan Phyfe settee, and Hudson River School paintings.

The society offers tours and research library access. Appointments are required for library access.