Candlelight tour offers historical landmarks
The self-guided Candlelight Tour by the Newburgh Historical Society takes place Sunday, Dec. 10, from noon to 5 p.m., starting at the 1830 Captain David Crawford House, (parlor decorations in photo) the society’s headquarters at 189 Montgomery St., Newburgh, where the tour starts.
The house tour features a diverse assortment of public and private spaces within and beyond the city of Newburgh’s East End Historic District. These include city and suburban houses homes in the rehabilitation process and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks.
The Crawford House will be decked out in natural greens and floral arrangements, with wreaths and trees, and period decorations typical of the 19th century.
Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.newburghhistoricalsociety.com or by calling 845-561-2585. Save $5 off $30 ticket price by buying tickets in advance.
An illustrated guide booklet and a custom map will be provided to add historical context.
Gloria MazurePost Author
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