Sue Baker will focus on Les Paul growing up in Waukesha, Wisconsin and the creative things he did as he explored playing his guitar and entertaining audiences in and around his hometown. She will share stories of building his first crystal radio and broadcasting from his home.
Jennifer Merz is a local author and illustrator of three children’s books. Her most recent book, Steadfast: Frances Perkins, Champion of Workers’ Rights, is the story of Frances Perkins. Frances Perkins was a young and recent college graduate who was eyewitness to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911.
In a ZOOM meeting on May 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm, Tom Dunn will moderate a program with Richard Roberts about the growth of Ramapo College facilities from a Black Angus cattle ranch to the first-class undergraduate college that it is 50 years later.
The Mahwah Museum Board of Trustees announces that the museum will be recognizing and celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Mahwah Train Station in 2021.
An online Film Screening - In 1981 Ramapo College celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a roast of its first president George Potter. It was a joyous occasion enjoyed by all, especially President George Potter. In addition to President Potter seven faculty were roasted as well.
Two videos from the Les Paul Legacy Series have been posted. View them here.
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
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.
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...