Warm up at the Washingtons'

Historic site offers period music with cookies and cider by the fire

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— "Warm Up at the Washingtons’" will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh,.

Historic interpreters in each seasonally decorated room will greet visitors and share what took place when the Washingtons occupied the Hasbrouck farmhouse during the last winter of the Revolutionary War.

The Salmagundi Consort will perform period music by an indoor Dutch jambless fireplace, while cookies and warm cider are served near an outdoor fire.

Admission is free for the day, compliments of the Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands. Call 562-1195 for details and directions.

While in the neighborhood visiting us, stop in to see the homes in the Newburgh Historic District featured on the Candlelight Tour. Contact the Crawford House at 561-2585 for more information and ticket prices.

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site is a Registered National Historic Landmark located at the corner of Liberty and Washington Streets within the city of Newburgh’s East End Historic District. It's one of 35 historic sites within the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. For more information call 562-1195.
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