The Old Station Timetable

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These articles about Mahwah’s past originally appeared in the The Old Station Timetable, which was a newsletter published by the Mahwah Historical Society in the 1980’s.

Many articles were based on interviews with long-time Mahwah residents about life in the “olden days.”  They create a unique and valuable view of Mahwah’s history.

 

1866 – Oil Found in Mahwah – by John Y. Dater, February 1979

The Baldwin Gristmill – by Susanne Knudsen, January 1978

The Bartholf Farm – by Charles Anderson, October 1980

A Bit of Cragmeriana – October 1981

Catching Snakes – by John Y. Dater, April 1980

Cemetery of the Old Ramapo Lutheran Church, Moffatt Road, Mahwah – Chapter I – by Charles Anderson, February 1980

Cemetery of the Old Ramapo Lutheran Church, Moffatt Road, Mahwah – Chapter II – by Charles Anderson, April 1980

Cragmere Park Landmark Razed – by Jane Vilmar, October 1980

Cragmere Park of Yesteryear – by Jane Vilmar, September 1982

The Dater Iron Works – by John Y. Dater, April 1979

Early Farms in Fardale – by Charles Anderson, May 1978

Early Skylands – by Charles Anderson, October 1978

Family Cemetery – by Charles Anderson, February 1980

Fardale Tax Collector – by Charles Anderson, December 1978

The Farmer Goes to Market: The Railroad Connects Mahwah Farms with the City – Dick Greene, Fall 1987

Farming in the Fardale Section of Mahwah – by Charles Anderson, Fall 1987

Former Governor Rodman Price – by John Y. Dater, October 1981

A Growing Town – by John Y. Dater, May 1982

Hazelwood on the Ramapo – Fall 1987

Historic Sites – by Elaine Rod, June 1979

The History of Fardale Streets – by Charles Anderson, January 1978

The History of the New Jersey Rapid Transit – Part II – by Bernard Discini, January 1978

The History of the New Jersey Rapid Transit – Part II – by Bernard Discini, January 1978

Hohokus Township – by John Y. Dater, February 1982

Island Road – by John Y. Dater, Fall 1982

Mahwah Cemeteries of the Past – by Charles Anderson, March 1983

Mahwah Farms – A Landmark of Yesteryear – December 1979

Mahwah Historical Society History: First Installment – by John Y. Dater, May 1978

Mahwah Historical Society History: Second Installment – by John Y. Dater, September 1978

The North Jersey Rapid Transit Line – by Charles Anderson, March 1984

Odd Old Tools – by Charles Anderson, October 1981

Old Railroad Days – by John Y. Dater, June 1979

Oweno – Col. Ezra Miller – October 1978

The Railroad Comes to Mahwah, by Dick Greene, March 1984

The Ramapo Valley – John Y. Dater, February 1980

Recollections of the Past – February 1981

Roads of Yore, by John Y. Dater, March 1983

The Romopock Deed of 1709 – by John A. Dater, December 1977

Saw Mills and Old Saws – by John Y. Dater, February 1981

Snow Family Scattered From Here to California – by Charles Anderson, February 1982

Strawberries were the Cash Crop –  by Charles Anderson, December 1979

A Story of the Andrew Hooper House – by John Y. Dater, September 1977

Vanishing Mahwah Farms: An Interview with Alvina Pelz Frey and Judy Pelz Coughlin – by Carol and Dick Greene, Fall 1987