Quill PenNewburgh, NY – Create your own distinctive way of writing – a la 18th century style - using a quill pen and ink when you come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, during Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, November 29th and Saturday, November 30th, 11 AM until 3 PM. 

The take-home craft is open to all ages and is free with Museum admission which includes self-guided exploration of the Museum’s over 1,300 artifacts and guided tours of Washington’s Headquarters and the newly restored Tower of Victory. (Access to the Tower may be limited based on staffing and weather conditions).

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site is a registered national historic landmark. It is located at the corner of Liberty and Washington Streets within the city of Newburgh’s East End Historic District. The site is one of 35 historic sites within the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and is one of 28 facilities administered by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission in New York and New Jersey. For more information about New York State Parks, please visit our website at www.nysparks.com.

For more information call 845-562-1195 or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/washingtonsheadquarters.


Palisades Parks Conservancy Vision - Connecting Parks, People, and History. Our Mission – Is to preserve the Palisades Interstate Park’s rich history and biodiversity and protect America’s first bi-state park system. We are committed to supporting parks where all visitors can recreate and play, connect, and immerse themselves in nature and culture.

Find us at http://www.palisadesparks.org/ or, to donate for future improvements for George Washington’s Headquarters, visit us directly at http://www.palisadesparks.org/donate. You can also reach us at Palisades Parks Conservancy, P.O. Box 513, New York, NY 10018 or call us 1-845-630-8174.


Elyse B. Goldberg | elyse.goldberg@parks.ny.gov | 845-562-1195