March Lecture: The History of the Suffern RR
On Thursday March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Craig Long will outline the history of the Suffern Railroad and the development of towns in both Rockland County New York and Bergen County New Jersey. Part of the Mahwah Museum Lecture Series, the lecture will take place at Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike Mahwah, NJ 07430. Admission is $5, free for museum members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or call 201-512-0099. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Craig H. Long was born and raised in Suffern and has family roots in the community dating back to the 1700s. Craig will outline the history of the Suffern Railroad and the development of towns in both Rockland County New York and Bergen County New Jersey. His emphasis of course will be Suffern and its New Jersey neighbor Mahwah. He is the historian for the Village of Suffern as well as Montebello and the Town of Ramapo and has authored several local history publications. He is also a leader in the Suffern Railroad Museum.
This lecture is hosted by the Mahwah Museum, located at 201 Franklin Turnpike Mahwah, NJ 07430. The Museum is currently featuring the exhibits Kilmer: The Man Kilmer: The War Years, and WWI Part I and WWI Part II. Permanent exhibits are Les Paul in Mahwah and The Donald Cooper Model Railroad, which is open weekends 1-4 pm. The Museum is open weekends and Wednesdays from 1-4 pm.; admission $5 for non-members, members and children are free. Visit www.mahwahmuseum.org or call 201-512-0099 for information on events, membership and volunteering.