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When:
29 April 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-04-29T19:00:00-04:00
2019-04-29T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Ridgewood Public Library
125 N Maple Avenue
Ridgewood
NJ 07450
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sarah Kiefer, Local History Librarian
201-670-5600 ext. 135

"The Birth of Ridgewood"
Ridgewood Public Library, co-sponsored with the Schoolhouse Museum
Monday, 29 April, 7pm @ Ridgewood Public Library Auditorium
Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki

In celebration of Ridgewood’s 125th anniversary, Local Historians Peggy Norris and Joe Suplicki will provide a slide lecture focused on the critical years between 1865 and 1876.  Using documents, maps, and historic panoramic photos taken of Ridgewood, you’ll see how Ridgewood transformed from a farm to a suburb.

Free and open to the public—all are welcome.


Image Credit: George Bradford Brainerd (American, 1845-1887). Paramus Valley, New Jersey, ca. 1872-1887. Collodion silver glass wet plate negative Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum/Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection, 1996.164.2-929 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.164.2-929_SL1.jpg)