Upcoming Events

THE ONDERDONK HOUSE WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE, Sunday, Dec 24 and NEW YEAR'S EVE, Sunday, Dec 31, so our staff can enjoy the holidays with their families.   

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

"The Legend of Sinterklaas" - Exhibit on the legend of St. Nicholas.  Richard Asbell, curator.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE SATURDAY, EXCEPT AS NOTED.

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

February 3rdCandlelight Tours.  6 -9 PM.  Live music , guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

March 3rd –  Candlelight Tours.  6 -9 PM.  Live music , guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

March 10th EARLY AMERICAN MUSIC AND ART - MINISTERS OF APOLLO. 1 - 5 PM.  Living History Program on music of the 18th Century.  Demonstrations and hands on activities.  Kid Friendly!!!  Donation $5.00.

 

 

 

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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.