Press Release

World Monuments Fund Launches New Field School in Newburgh, New York

Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF, in partnership with the City of Newburgh, the National Park Service, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, and the Newburgh Preservation Association, is launching a field school for high-school students this summer in Newburgh, New York. The 12 students will learn preservation arts while working on Newburgh’s Dutch Reformed Church, designated a National Historic Landmark in 2001. The six-week program will build community interest and support for both the church and the other historic resources of Newburgh.

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