A 38-minute video of balladeer, teacher, historian and storyteller Linda Russell reading selections of holiday stories to us by candlelight on the Winter Solstice, December 21, 2020!
Something a little different here, we were missing Linda at our candlelight concerts we normally have every year (since 1983) in the 18th century sandstone home, the Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing.
A 45-second video about an exhibit of Clear Toy Candy that we featured at the 2019 concerts at the Steuben House.
A 45-minute video about Historic New Bridge Landing. The Bergen County Historical Society was selected to participate in a national forum “America’s Summer Roadtrip.” Available now!
For more that thirty years, Penny Colman has traveled in search of historical landmarks to women. In an illustrated virtual road trip, she focused on landmarks to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, including plaques, busts, statues, markers, and more from across America. Stanton attempted to vote in an 1880 election claiming her right to as a Bergen County tax payer. August 12, 2020.
Part 1: November 1776 Retreat Weekend at Historic New Bridge Landing. BCHS president Jim Smith speaking on Thomas Paine, reads the American Crisis and talks about the new planned museum at HNBL. The lecture took place in the 18th century Steuben House at HNBL in River Edge, NJ, November 2019.
Part 2: November 1776 Retreat Weekend at Historic New Bridge Landing. Writer and collector Marta Black gave a presentation on Nathanael Greene. The lecture took place in the 18th century Steuben House at HNBL in River Edge, NJ, November 2019.
Part 3: November 1776 Retreat Weekend at Historic New Bridge Landing. author and historian Todd Braisted gave a presentation "Bergen County Loyalist in the Southern Campaigns, 1779-1782" at the 18th century Steuben House at HNBL in River Edge, NJ, November 2019.
The 240th Anniversary of the Raid on Paulus Hook August 17th, 2019 -
Reenactment at Historic New Bridge Landing.
Calico Frolic at the Steuben House at Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge, NJ. The event took place in July 2019.
Reenactment of events that took place November 20 & 21, 1776 at New Bridge Landing.
Historian and past president of BCHS Kevin W. Wright speaks at the School House Museum for a Ridgewood Historical Society lecture in April 2007. The topic was Home Rule and Boroughitis; how did we get 70 municipalities in Bergen County?