Traveling Replicas of the First Oval Office Project & New York State's Launch of the 250th Anniversary of the Revolutionary War | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

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The 2024 Hudson River Valley Ramble will occur on August 31st and every day in September. Event leaders will be able to submit events in Spring. If you have questions about hosting an event for the Ramble, please email ramble@hudsongreenway.ny.gov.

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Traveling Replicas of the First Oval Office Project & New York State's Launch of the 250th Anniversary of the Revolutionary War

Location

Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
84 Liberty Street (between Washington & Lafayette Streets)
Newburgh, NY 12550

41.497730 -74.009066

County: Orange
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 21, 2024, 11:00AM, Open 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
  • September 22, 2024, 1:00PM, Open 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Detailed Times/Hours Open Saturday, September 21st from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM, and Sunday, September 22nd from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM.

Details

Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description In partnership with the Museum of the American Revolution (MAR) in Philadelphia, the Site will showcase the Museum’s “Traveling Replicas of the First Oval Office Project”, Washington’s emblematic marquee war tents and host their staff for a two--day special event program to launch OPRHP’s celebration of the semiquincentennial. The Site will provide: professional reenactors General Washington and Mrs. Washington to engage visitors and regimental reenactors performing military drills and demonstrations of camp life; Hasbrouck House tours to see how this family home was transformed into the longest headquarters of the war; exhibits about General Washington’s Life and Legacy, the Defense of the Hudson and the Preservation of the Site; collections including over 1,300 objects; and opportunities to learn about other Revolutionary War sites in the Palisades Region and across the State Historic Site system and the variety of programming that will occur throughout the 250th celebration. Organization Hosting the Event Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site Phone Number 845-562-1195

Additional Information



Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Museum building - 1st floor is accessible. Hasbrouck House is accessible. Museum restrooms are NOT accessible, There will be an accessible portable restroom. Tower of Victory is not accessible.
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