Upcoming Events                        

We are closed today, Saturday, August 1 for a special event.  

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Hours:   Saturdays Hours  1 - 5 PM.    History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. Guided and self-guided tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00 per person.  Active Service members and their families are free from Memorial Day to Labor Day under the Blue Star Museum Program.

Community Picnic Days -   Noon to 6 PM!  August 9, September 20.  Click here for a flier

 EXHIBIT:  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.  Members are always free!  

COMMUNITY PICNIC DAYS:  August 9, Noon to 6 PM.  We have scheduled several picnic days, so that families, friends and neighbors can enjoy our beautiful gardens and picnic park.  For a $5.00 donation per person, 12 and under free -   picnic from noon to 6 PM (extended hours).  Tours of the Onderdonk House are included.  Click here for a flier.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:  August 18, 5 PM to 7 PM.  Meeting followed by Barbecue dinner.  Members only.  New Members always welcomed.  

BATTLE OF BROOKLYN EVENT: August 29, 1 PM to 5 PM.  Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence in 18th Century style at 2PM and 4 PM.  Learn about how it was written and the role it played during the Battle of Brooklyn.  Crafting & activities include a history scavenger hunt, writing with quill pens and simulated wampum jewelry.  Adults $5.00, Children free. Click here for a flier.

HARVEST FESTIVAL:  Sunday, October 11, Noon to 4 PM.  Pumpkins and more Pumpkins!  Free pumpkins to the first 500 children, accompanied by an adult.  Live music, entertainment, games, crafts, apple cider making, candle making, tours of the Onderdonk House.  Adults $5.00, Children free.

 

 



 

 

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We are open on Saturdays, from 1 - 5 PM, unless noted. Suggested donation $3.00 adults, $1.00 children except for special events or programs. Check event calendar on the website for other special events throughout the year!  Friend us on FACEBOOK and you will automatically get notices when we update our events, send reminders and post photos. 

Address
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

Phone
718.456.1776

Email - Our email info@onderdonkhouse.org is temporarily disabled - for questions, comments, please email us at ridgewoodhistoricalsociety@gmail.com until we restore our custom email.


Please contact us with your comments and questions.  

If you have any questions regarding Ridgewood history, genealogy, publications, or photos and material in our archive, please send them by regular mail to Mr. George Miller, Archivist at

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

All other inquiries relating to school trip reservations, yard rentals, administrative items, volunteer opportunities, our Web site, programs, exhibits, etc. can be sent by email via links above.

 

Directions
Bus Q-54 passes and stops two blocks away at the intersection of Flushing and Metropolitan Avenues. Bus B-57 passes the house on Flushing Avenue. "L" subway line to Jefferson Street (Brooklyn) stop; proceed five blocks North (right) along Flushing Avenue. On street car and bike parking is available, plentiful and free!


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