Webinars recordings of Life at Ramapo College in the 1970's, with students, faculty and staff form the early 1970's - now available for viewing
American quilts have decorated our beds and kept us warm for two centuries. Peggy W. Norris explores the great variety of quilts from 1800 to 1976, with a special look at quilts made in Bergen County. Get a sneak peek at the quilts to be displayed at the Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show.
We are grateful for all that our servicemen and women, past and present, have done for our country.
The story of woman suffrage is different in every state. Women of New Jersey spent decades trying to break men’s lock on political power in the state. Resistance to equal political rights was powerful. In the end, it took federal action, through the 19 th Amendment, to get the job done here. Highlights of the long history will be presented in this talk.
Do you love learning about your family history? From gathering photographs and stories, selecting genealogy tools and platforms, dabbling in DNA and collaborating with distant cousins, Cathy Moran Hajo will take you through the steps of starting work on your family tree. This will be a Zoom presentation with a Q&A afterwards.
The Museum has recently added five book on Suffrage to the Museum store. These five books are being featured in our Museum store along with Carol Wehran Greene's Images of America: Mahwah and The Ramapough Chronicles, both now on sale.
The History of Palisades Amusement Park – A Webinar Hosted by Vince Gargiulo February 20th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Pre-registration required REGISTER HERE Online – The popular and informative lecture is a comprehensive history of the Park beginning with its inception in the late 1800s, detailing its history of the world’s largest outdoor...
Gene Paul will relate the multifaceted history of Les Paul and his many accomplishments. Gene Paul, Les Paul's son, was born in 1944 and grew up listening to stories about his father's accomplishments. Gene is in a unique position to tell these stories, as he learned directly from his father, and went on to become a successful recording engineer himself.
Dr. Charlie Carreras, Professor Emeritus of Ramapo College, will moderate the discussion as faculty and staff of Ramapo share their stories about what it was like in the early years. Dr. Eddie Saiff, Professor of Biology and Dean of the School of Theoretical and Applied Science, Dr. Clifford Peterson, retired professor of international politics, and Nancy Mackin Robinson, Dean of Students (retired), will be panelists.
The Museum will be featuring a new exhibit, Revealed: Women’s Fight for the Right to Vote, which is a revealing look at some of the toughest battles undertaken by women, several from New Jersey and New York, to win the right to vote. 2020 is the centennial year for the passage of the 19th Amendment. ...
It has been 49 years since Palisades Amusement Park closed its gates for the last time. But the memories of the legendary fun center are still as vivid today in the minds of the over-50 crowd as they were back in the park’s heyday. To celebrate the history of this New Jersey landmark, the Mahwah Museum will be presenting an online Zoom event featuring special guests who all share a unique inside perspective about the park.