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Washington’s Headquarters starts Fall Winter hours

Seasonal changes also bring about changes at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site. The last day of extended hours for 2020, Wednesdays through Sundays, will be Saturday, October 31st. Beginning Friday, November 6th, the site’s Fall/Winter hours will be in effect, Fridays and Saturdays, 11am until 3pm by reservation.

Starting November 6th, both the Museum, which features over 1,300 objects from the collection, and the historic Hasbrouck House, where the General made his headquarters for 16 ½ months at the end of the Revolutionary War, will be open for visitors Fridays and Saturday, 11am – 3pm.

To comply with Covid-19 guidelines for social distancing and capacity reductions, reservations is required in order to visit inside the buildings. 

The grounds and “Around the Grounds”- a self-guided tour of the outdoor features of the Site is available. Additional appointments may be available other days – call 845-562-1195 for more information.

Washington’s Headquarters’ staff are committed to keeping visitors healthy and safe by keeping public areas clean.  Visitors are advised that face coverings must be worn inside the buildings, and 6-foot social distancing must be maintained. Visitors experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms may not enter the buildings and are encouraged to visit at another time.

Please note: Not all services may be available at the site. With the ongoing Pathway Improvement Project, areas of the grounds may be inaccessible due to construction. 

To make a reservation to visit indoor building at the Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site , please call 845-562-1195 for available times and admission fees. 

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 further information contact: (845) 562-1195.  For more information about New York State Parks, please visit our website. For more information call 845-562-1195 or visit us on Facebook at

The Palisades Parks Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the Palisades Interstate Park system. Partnering with PIPC, we protect the PIP’s natural and historic resources by raising funds, increasing public awareness and supporting visitor education.  

Over a multi-year collaboration, Palisades Parks Conservancy led a capital campaign that raised critical funds for the restoration of the Tower of Victory at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh, NY. The Tower of Victory is truly one of the treasures of the Hudson Valley.  For 125 years, it has stood as the nation’s only monument to the lasting peace that came after the end of the Revolutionary War. Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of the President and then Secretary of War, commissioned John Hemingway Duncan, one of the nation’s most renowned architects at that time, to design the massive stone arched structure that hosts bronzes sculpted by William Rudolf O’Donovan, the pre-eminent monumental sculptor of the day. It stands on the property where General Washington created the “Badge of Military Merit,” now called the Purple Heart medal.

Click to find us here or to donate for future improvements for George Washington’s Headquarters.  You can also reach us at Palisades Parks Conservancy, P.O. Box 513, New York, NY 10018 or call us 1-845-630-8174.

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