Quassaick Creek History & Ecology
Join our nature walk to learn about the creek's past
Explore Newburgh's Other Waterfront
Historian Russell Lange and Urban Planner Peter Smith will lead the group through historic mill sites, past Asher B. Durand's home, and by the site of our local early photography supply factory nicknamed Dagurerreville.
Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and a camera.
Quassaick Creek History & Ecology Hike
Sunday, Sep. 15th 2013 at 1pm
River Road & Walsh's Road
1:15-1:45 PM - Walk the AFFCO (American Felt & Filter Co) property
2:00 PM Carpool to A.B. Durand home (Park at Plympton & Columbus Street, in Torr International parking lot). Descend into creek valley to site of candle factory
2:30 PM Continue to Muchattoes Lake (for those who wish to go on)
3:30 PM All are welcome to join for lunch at Gus' Tavern
Historical Society of Newburgh Bay & the Highlands
Serving as stewards of our history, the Society is dedicated to preserving, promoting and protecting the unique history, architecture and culture of Newburgh. Our unique story is told through the Society’s collections, programs and events such as the Battle of Newburgh Retrospective.