April 2 -Postponed- The Making of a Village: Ridgewood Comes of Age, 1894-1905

Postponed  A Lecture by Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm at Mahwah Museum Bergen County Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will present a lecture on these critical years of this Bergen center.  Using documents, maps and historic panoramic photos, they will illustrate Ridgewood’s growth and transformation into a village….

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April 2 – The Making of a Village: Ridgewood Comes of Age, 1894-1905

A Lecture by Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm at Mahwah Museum Bergen County Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will present a lecture on these critical years of this Bergen center.  Using documents, maps and historic panoramic photos, they will illustrate Ridgewood’s growth and transformation into a village. The…

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Any Youngs, Hagermans, Bodines out there?

Any Youngs, Hagermans, Bodines out there? The Mahwah Museum archives are processing a large collection of photographs from the Martha Young Kuklinski Collection which document the lives of J. Frank Young (1905-1960) and Henrietta Morriss Young (1909-1984) and their families, ranging 1910-1940s. There are also some older historical family photographs. Henrietta Morriss’ mother was Bessie…

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A Look at Mahwah’s Inventors

For a 2015 gallery talk I profiled the following inventors. Click on the links for a short history of each: Fitzwilliam Sargent who lived on Olney Road Howard S. Avery of Alcott Road Charles E. Ellis of Armour Road, The Havermeyers of the Ramapo Valley Edward Gorcyca of West Mahwah and Robert Armstrong Smith of…

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