Q: Where is Newburgh?

A: Newburgh, New York is on the Hudson River, north of New Windsor and south of Marlborough. The highways that run through it are 9W, 17K, 52, 84, 87 and 207.

Q: How long is the Metro-North Commuter Line ride between New York City and Newburgh?

A: Roughly an hour.

Q: What is there to do in Newburgh?

A: What do you want to do?

Q: I hear something about George Washington and Newburgh - what's that story all about?

A: Oh yes. George Washington was stationed in Newburgh and it was here that he received a letter from Army Captain Lewis Nicola suggesting that he be the king of the United States. Washington was furious, as the new American ideals held that no man should have absolute power.

Q: Where can I stay in Newburgh, New York?

A: There are plenty of major hotels and motels where you can rest your head in Newburgh, such as: Courtyard Marriott, Hampton Inn, Quality Inn, Howard Johnson and Ramada Inn. There are also Bed and Breakfasts like the Early Settler and Kelsay's House of Nations.

Q: When was Newburgh founded?

A: Newburgh was founded by Palatine German refugees in 1703.