Upcoming Events

New Hours for the Onderdonk House!!! Starting Saturday, November 11, 2017 the hours for both Saturday and Sunday will be 12 Noon to 4:00 PM. Starting November 8, 2017, the hours for Wednesday will be 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Guided tours available. Suggested donation is $3.00, Members, Service men and women are always free!!!   Like us on FACEBOOK for updates

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Hours:   HOURS  - Saturdays  12 - 4 PM, Sundays 12 - 4 PM, Wednesdays 3 - 6 PM.    History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. Guided and self-guided tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00 per person.  Members are free. Veterans and Active Service members are free.  First floor and bathroom facilities are accessible for individuals with disabilities.  

EXHIBITS:  Richard Asbell has re-installed our permanent exhibit, “Unearthed at the Onderdonk House – Artifacts from the 1970's Archaeology Investigations” and added additional material including photos of the other colonial houses along Flushing Avenue.

"What is Archaeology?" - Exhibit on tools, methodology and GRHS archtifacts, in particular, stained glass from Louis Comfort Tiffany factory in Corona, Chrysalis Archaeology and Arianna Stimpfl, curators

ALL PROGRAMS ARE SATURDAY, EXCEPT AS NOTED.

December 3rd - 12 noon - 5 PM.  St. Nicholas Day at the Onderdonk House.  The Saint returns!  Dutch Cultural Event.  Visit with St. Nicholas, learn the legend, exhibit, holiday singing, sweets and treats, ornament craft.  Donation $5.00, children free.  

December 16th - Candlelight Tours.  6 - 9 PM.  Live music by Eden Lane, guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets.  Donation $5.00.

January 6th - Candlelight Tours.  6 - 9 PM.  Live music, guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

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How to Book a Class Visit to the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House:

• Download a reservation form, including pre-visit questions for discussion.  Reservations are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and on other days of the week, subject to availability.

• Fill out the reservation form with your first and second choice for your visit based on the availability. You do not have to indicate a second choice.

• Class size is limited to 30 children (with 5 chaperones/adults additional)
• Send the form and your payment of $150.00 to Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, c/o Ms. Virginia Comber, 60-08 Putnam Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385
• We will either send you a confirmation or return your payment, if we cannot accommodate your request.
• You can call Virginia Comber at 718-417-6032 for information, but we will not book over the phone nor hold dates without a reservation form and payment.
• We cannot change dates once we confirm.


       We look forward to seeing you soon.