Montgomery Historic Sites

Brick House
Address:Rte 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549
18th century estate of Nathaniel Hill. Colonial and Victorian furnishings.
Dates: May 14- Oct 16. Sat-Sun, 10-4:30. Special holiday events.
Phone: (845) 457-4921
The Bull Stone House
Address:183 Route 51, Campbell Hall, NY 10916
Historic home open
Dates: By Appointment
Phone: (845) 496-BULL
Crawford House
Address:189 Montgomery St., Newburgh, NY 12550
Built in 1830, the house is modeled after English country houses of the Paladian tradition. Enjoy spectacular views of Newburgh Bay and the fine collection of Hudson River sloop and steamboat models.
June-October. Sunday, 1-4, or by appointment. (April 1-December 15).
Admission: Donation
Phone: (845) 561-2585
Edmonston House 1755
Address:Rte 94, Vails Gate, NY 12584
Restored 1755 stone house, blacksmith shop, slave quarters, and exhibits.
Dates: Open Sunday 2-5, July, August & September.
Admission: FREE. Donations accepted.
Phone: (845) 561-5073
Edwin Welling Van Duzer Memorial House
Address:25 East Ave., Middletown, NY10940
Historical Society of Middletown and the Wallkill Precinct.
Dates: Open Wednesday 1 – 5.
Phone:(845) 342-0941
Gomez Mill House (circa 1714)
Address:Millhouse Road, Marlboro, NY 12542
The oldest manor house in Orange County and the earliest extant Jewish residence in America. The site is comprised of the 1714 Mill House, slave quarters, ice house, root cellar and partially restored mill of Dard Hunter-the internationally known paper maker and Roycrofter. Continuously inhabited for 281 years, Gomez Mill House has been a fur trading post and home to merchants, patriots, farmers, craftsmen and statesmen. Listed on the National
Register of Historic Places. Succoth Harvest Celebration, educational programs for school children.
Dates: Public tours April – December, call for hours.
Phone:(845) 236-3126
Address:Rte 416, Campbell Hall, NY 10916
1769 stone farmhouse on historic working farm. One room schoolhouse, summer kitchen, herb garden, smoke house and resident farm animals.
Dates: Special events throughout the year. May 7 – October 16. Wednesday – Sunday, 10 – 4:30.
Phone: (845) 291-2404
Jacob T. Walden House
Address:North Montgomery & Walt Streets, Walden, NY 12586
(Historical Society of Walden and Wallkill Valley). 18th century historic house features Dutch colonial architecture. The house was once owned by Jacob T. Walden for whom the Village of Walden is named. Period furnishings are on display.
Dates: By Appointment
Phone: (845) 778-5862
Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site
Address:Forge Hill Rd., Rte 94, Vails Gate, NY 12584
18th century John Ellison fieldstone house used as headquarters during the American Revolution by General Henry Knox and other officers of the Continental Army. Jane Colden Native Plant Sanctuary, gristmill ruins.
Dates: Memorial Day – Labor Day. Wed and Sun 1 – 5, and by appointment.
Phone: (845) 561-5498
The Last Encampment of the Continental Army
Address:Rte 300, Vails Gate, NY 12584
A national military park. North of Vails Gate Intersection. A section of the actual campground (1782-83) is preserved along with two new enlisted men’s huts. A Visitor’s Center is available for general information. Walk the Grand Rounds and see the huts of the Massachusetts Regiments. Explore the new Freedom Appreciation Trail. Self-guided walks along the Nature Trail, a part of the 167 acres. New nature tower.
Dates: Park lands are open every day for walks during daylight hours. Picnic areas. Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10 – 5. April 19th – October.
Admission: FREE to the public.
Phone: (845) 561-0902
Maybrook Railroad Museum
Address:Rte 208E, Maybrook, NY 12543
Refurbished railroad caboose. The Railroad Museum in the village library contains many items of memorabilia, artifacts and photographs of the past.
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 1 – 4.
Admission: FREE
Phone: (845) 427-2845
Montgomery Academy
Address:133 Clinton St., Village Hall, Montgomery, NY 12549
Original site opened in 1787 and fourth school incorporated under the New York State Board of Regents in 1791. Present brick building was erected in 1820. Today serves as Village Hall, library and small historical museum of the Village of Montgomery.
Admission: Museum open by appointment with Village Historian.
Phone:(845) 457-5135
Morrison Hall
Address:115 South St., Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY 10940
The “Mansion” of Orange County Community College was completed in 1906. It is a magnificent example of turn-of-the-century craftsmanship. Morrison Hall contains beautiful wood carving, mosaic work, stenciling, ornate marble fireplaces, and a large stained glass window designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Dates: Daily 9 – 5.
Phone:(845) 344-6222
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
Address:Temple Hill Rd., Rte 300, Vails Gate, NY 12584
Final encampment of Washington’s Army. Visitors Center, exhibits; living history, blacksmithing, musket and artillery demonstrations daily.
Dates: Groups by appointment. Wednesday – Saturday, 10 – 5. Sunday, 1 – 5. Mid April – October.
Phone: (845) 561-1765
Orange County Farmer’s Museum
Address:850 State Rte 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549
Located on the grounds of Brick House Museum. Authentic barns, historic farm machinery and hand implements.
Phone: (845) 778-3797
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site
Address:84 Liberty St., Newburgh, NY 12550
General George Washington’s longest stay at a Revolutionary War Headquarters occurred in Newburgh (1782-83) at the Hasbrouck family’s Dutch-style stone farm house. Adjacent museum features orientation video and galleries on the Continental Army’s activities in the Hudson Valley. Braille tour available at museum building.
Dates: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 – 5. Sunday, 1 – 5, mid-April to late October.
Phone: (845) 561-1195

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