Washingtons HQ BookplateNewburgh, N.Y. – Allow your creative, artistic, and innovative style to shine. Design your own bookplate for that favorite summer book you’re reading. Visit Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, for this take-home craft being offered on Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th.

When you come for a visit you can tour the historic Hasbrouck House where General and Mrs. Washington, several aides, guards, servants and slaves were housed during the last 16 ½ months of the Revolutionary War. Explore over 1,300 artifacts in our Museum.

Stop by our Community Gallery and design your one-of-a-kind take-home craft: a personalized bookplate for your favorite book. It can serve as a reminder of your visit to the first publicly owned historic site in the nation. We’ll even provide sample designs for additional inspiration!

Admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and students and children 12 and under are free. The craft is free with Museum admission.

For further information call 845-562-1195.

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 Inters Park Commission in New York and New Jersey. For further information contact: (845) 562-1195.  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.

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Contact:

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