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

JULY 1ST – DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE READING, 1 and 3pm   Dramatic Reading by Onderdonk House docent in period costume 

AUGUST 19TH - Battle of Brooklyn Event - 1-5 PM.  Annual Membership Meeting - 5 PM. Election of Directors, Annual Report for 2016-2017.

JULY 29TH-30th - “HOUSE OF YES” ART FESTIVAL, NOON to 9 PM.  Art, performance art, music – www.HouseofYes.org 

AUGUST 20th –  “HOUSE OF YES” ART FESTIVAL, NOON to 9 PM.  Art, performance art, music – www.HouseofYes.org

SEPTEMBER 16TH-17TH – VARIANCE MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL, Contemporary music and art, refreshments – www.variancefestival.com 

OCTOBER 8TH – HARVEST FEST, Noon – 5pm   Pumpkins for children, candle making, cider making, colonial crafts, games, pumpkin painting, music, tours of the Onderdonk House, refreshments

 

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WEDDINGS AT THE ONDERDONK HOUSE

Please contact Steve Monte at 917-596-8997 or smonte@nyc.rr.com to schedule a tour of our property and to learn more about booking a wedding. 


WHAT’S INCLUDED:

• One and three quarter acres of open land
• A tent 40 ft. x50 ft.
• Tent seating for 96 at 12 tables with 96 chairs

• A picnic grove with tables and benches seating 60, an ideal break away location
• Two garden areas
• Two toilets inside the House, one handicap accessible with a ramp
• Two portable toilets on the grounds
• A large private dressing area on second level of House
• Limited use of the House for:  dressing; entry of guests to the open grounds; wine and cheese table (or    similar); entry music
• Tours of the House when a docent is available
• Electricity, water, and trash bags
• Two wedding GRHS representatives for opening up and closing the property, setting up electricity and water, providing trash bags, directing guests to the toilets, and answering questions
• The facilities are available for two weekend days as follows:                           

- 10 AM to 11PM on the day of the wedding and reception     
- 10 AM to 5 PM on the other day

Clean up review by GRHS representative to determine the deposit refund amount will be conducted after your event.