Upcoming Events

NEW!!!!  We are now open on Sundays from 12 to 4 PM and on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 PM; in addition to our regular Saturday hours from 1 to 5 PM.  Guided Tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00.     Like us on FACEBOOK for updates

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Hours:   HOURS  - Saturdays  1 - 5 PM, Sundays 12 - 4 PM, Wednesdays 3 - 7 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.

"New Amsterdam Festival Exhibit - All about the Tulip", Richard Asbell, curator.  Some curious facts about tulips plus an original painting by Richard Asbell. 

"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.

November 4th - Goerge Baker as John Adams - "My Wife ABigail Adams, America's First Modern Woman".  2 - 4 PM.  Donation $5.00.  Members Free.  Limited seating, Doors open at 1 PM.  

November 18th - " Finding your Ancestors Occupations in Genealogy Research".  Tony Laurino, Lecturer and Genealogist.  2- 4 PM. Donation $5.00.  Members Free.  Limited seating, Doors open at 1 PM.  

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.  

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

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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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