Free Gifts for Mahwah Residents Who visit during April

Attention Mahwah Residents! The Mahwah Museum is offering two special free gifts to all Mahwah residents who visit the Museum during April (while supplies last). The first of these gifts is an historical map of Mahwah based on the 1876 Atlas of Bergen County, with additional information from other maps dating as far back as…

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Any Youngs, Hagermans, Bodines out there?

Any Youngs, Hagermans, Bodines out there? The Mahwah Museum archives are processing a large collection of photographs from the Martha Young Kuklinski Collection which document the lives of J. Frank Young (1905-1960) and Henrietta Morriss Young (1909-1984) and their families, ranging 1910-1940s. There are also some older historical family photographs. Henrietta Morriss’ mother was Bessie…

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Cemetery at Amberfield

This unattributed article was first published in the Old Station Timetable in May 1982. One more of the rapidly disappearing old family burying grounds in Mahwah has been found. It is located on the property of Dr. Donald Lord on the Ramapo Valley Road. Although there is evidence that it may contain many graves, a…

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Mahwah Cemeteries of the Past

This article, by Charles Anderson, was first published in the “The Old Station Timetable” in March 1983. For the most part churchyard cemeteries were the last resting places for the early farmers of the Ramapo Valley. Ordinarily they would attend the nearest church. The state line was no barrier to the people who lived at…

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Cemetery of the Old Ramapo Lutheran Church, Moffatt Road, Mahwah – Chapter II

This article, by Charles Anderson, was first published in “The Old Station Timetable” in April 1980. For the first part, click here. Henry Frederick, 1729-1790, and several of his children are nearby. John Bush, who died in 1812, could have been a son of Samuel Bush, who owned lot #96A south of the Frederick land….

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