The Changing Roles of Women in Mahwah’s History

The Mahwah Museum and Donald Cooper Model Railroad will be closed for the Summer after June 21, 2017. We will reopen in September, 2017. The Old Station Museum and Caboose will be open June 25, 2017- September 2017 Sundays 2-4 pm.

June 21, 2017 will be the last day to see this exhibit.

Herstory – The Changing Roles of Women in Mahwah’s History

This exhibit examines the roles of women in Mahwah’s history, starting with its first settler, Blandina Bayard, and continuing through to 1960. It highlights women’s activities including pioneering and farming, changing roles in the workforce, and women’s accomplishments in the arts, in charitable organizations, and in social reforms.

 Participate! This exhibit includes a digital salute to the women who made, or are making, Mahwah a special place to live. We are soliciting nominations for your favorite Mahwah women to be part of the display. Send us a photo and up to 75 words to honor the contributions of your mother, wife, teacher, doctor or a role model. Email to: or mail to: Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah, NJ 07430.