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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Online Donations and Memberships

Help "Raise the Roof" at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House by making an online donation.

The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Therefore, donations are tax-deductible and would certainly be welcomed. This year, please consider making a tax-deductible gift to the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, joining the Society, or giving the gift of membership to friends or family. Contributions and memberships allow us to continue offering the many fine educational programs, exhibits and events we give each year, as well as help with care and upkeep of the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House.