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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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.