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Date:
April 28, 2018
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
Museums open 10 AM - 4 PM. Tour 10 museums with one ticket! All proceeds benefit the 10 museums
Location:
Northwest Bergen History Coalition - 10 Bergen Museums
Address:
The Mahwah Museum
201 Franklin Tpke.

Mahwah, NJ 07620
Contact:
201-652-7354 for information
Cost:
$15 day-of-event; $10 advance sale. Children under 12 are FREE & will receive a Special Fun Ticket!
Mahwah Museum Old-Station-and-Caboose
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8th ANNUAL NW BERGEN HISTORY DAY! How Immigragion & the Railroad Shaped Our Towns

Saturday, April 28, 2018

The towns in NW Bergen County were settled in the 18th century by immigrants from countries in Europe and Africa. Today, we have immigrants from all over the world. Come see how they impacted the towns where they settled and how they enrich us today. The railroad came to NW Bergen in the mid-19th century, bringing with it, jobs, prosperity and immigrants. Come see how trains affected our towns, and the immigrants they brought here, worked on them, and then stayed. Businesses developed around the railroad stations, defining towns we know today. VISIT THESE 10 MUSEUMS: The John Fell House, Allendale; The Museum at the Station, Glen Rock; The Hermitage, Ho-Ho-Kus; The Mahwah Museum & the Old Station Museum, Mahwah; Van Allen House, Oakland; The Old Stone House, Ramsey; Schoolhouse Museum, Ridgewood; Hopper-Goetschius House Museum, Upper Saddle River; Waldwick Signal Tower, Waldwick; The Zabriskie House, Wyckoff. Advance tickets: Mahwah Museum, The Hermitage & the Schoolhouse Museum.