"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)