Virtual Concert Celebrates Les Paul’s 105th Birthday

The Mahwah Museum presented an online concert series during the weekend of June 6-9, 2020 to celebrate Les Paul’s 105th birthday with Gene Paul, Lou Pallo, Gary Mazzaroppi, Vincent Raniolo, Muriel Anderson and Thom Bresh. The links are now up for the performances and Zoom conversation.  Click on the links to hear the performances. Click…

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April 4 – Postponed – Sound on Sound: Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Techniques

Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Recording Techniques on the Road to Multi-Track Recording **Postponed until Fall 2020**  A lecture by Dr Sean McClowry Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 am at Mahwah Museum   Dr Sean McClowry, professor of music at the College of St. Rose, will discuss Les Paul’s “sound on sound” methods. …

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April 2 -Postponed- The Making of a Village: Ridgewood Comes of Age, 1894-1905

Postponed  A Lecture by Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm at Mahwah Museum Bergen County Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will present a lecture on these critical years of this Bergen center.  Using documents, maps and historic panoramic photos, they will illustrate Ridgewood’s growth and transformation into a village….

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Postponed – Premiere of the Trackside Drive-in Theater

Postponed At the Donald Cooper Model Railroad Through May 31 The volunteers of the Donald Cooper Model Railroad at the Mahwah Museum announce the opening of the Trackside Drive-in, a working drive-in theater in HO scale.  Our first feature being shown on the big screen is “King Kong vs Godzilla”.  Come and relive the nostalgia…

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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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April 2 – The Making of a Village: Ridgewood Comes of Age, 1894-1905

A Lecture by Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm at Mahwah Museum Bergen County Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will present a lecture on these critical years of this Bergen center.  Using documents, maps and historic panoramic photos, they will illustrate Ridgewood’s growth and transformation into a village. The…

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New Exhibits for the 2019-2020 Season

New Exhibits for the 2019-2020 Season   Mahwah’s His-“TREE”:  75 Years as a Township, 1944-2019   Mahwah’s history dates back to the 1600s and 1700s, belonging to several territories with different names.  In the 1700s and 1800s, Mahwah grew from a seedling of Franklin Township and later stemmed from Hohokus Township.  As other towns broke…

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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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