Northwest Bergen History Coalition 8th Annual History Day
Tour 10 NW Bergen Museums with one ticket!
How Immigration and the Railroad shaped our towns
Saturday, April 28, 2018 10am to 4pm
Tickets: $15 Day of Event Save $5, Available in advance for $10 at:
The Mahwah Museum 201 Franklin TPKE., Wed, Sat & Sun., 1-4 p.m.
The Schoolhouse Museum, Ridgewood, Thurs & Sat 1-3 p.m.; Sundays 2-4 p.m.
The Hermitage, Ho-Ho-Kus Franklin TPKE., Wed. thru Sun., 1 to 4 p.m.
Be sure to also pick up a “Fun Ticket” for kids!
The towns in NW Bergen County were settled in the 18th century by immigrants from countries in Europe and Africa. Through the centuries the number of countries grew. Today, we have immigrants from all over the world. Come see how they impacted the towns where they settled and how they enrich us today.
The railroad came to NW Bergen in the mid-19th century, bringing with it, jobs, prosperity and immigrants. Come see how trains affected our towns, and the immigrants that came on them, came to work on them, and decided to stay. Businesses developed around the railroad stations, defining what would become the towns we know today.
VISIT THESE TEN MUSEUMS
The Hermitage, Ho-Ho-Kus
Waldwick Signal Tower
Van Allen House, Oakland
The Mahwah Museum and the Old Station Museum, Mahwah
The John Fell House, Allendale
The Old Stone House, Ramsey
The Zabriskie House, Wyckoff
The Schoolhouse Museum, Ridgewood
The Museum at the Station, Glen Rock
Hopper-Goetschius House Museum, Upper Saddle River
Make Checks payable to: USR Historical Society – All proceeds benefit the 10 museums
Children under 12 are Free and will receive a Special Fun Ticket
For information call: 201-652-7354 or visit www.nwbergenhistory.org