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Photo: Richmond Hill High School First Annual Yearbook - 1900.
Courtesy Carl Ballenas

Click here for the PDF of the Yearbook from 1900.

Click here
for selected early RHHS Dome Yearbook Covers through the years.

Read more about the history of Richmond Hill High School here.

More Articles and Photos:

Celebrating the Living SpiritSpirits Alive Victorian Richmond Hill


Archive Museum
Archive MuseumThe Society has its own Archival Museum where written and photographic history about the Richmond Hill community is preserved. The museum is now located at Kearns Funeral home on 115th Street and Myrtle Avenue, and is open for viewing by appointment.

Publications
The Richmond Hill Historical Society has published several books on the history of Richmond Hill:


Contact Information
Richmond Hill Historical Society
85-03 114 Street
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Phone: 718-704-9317
Email: richmond.hill.historical@gmail.com

RHHS website is Green! Click the images to view Certificate.
 

Recent Updates

A Day on the J Train - Tour Date is Saturday, September 17, 2016
Our Queens Borough Historian, Jack Eichenbaum, will be conducting this tour in our area: "A Day on the J." Jack's tours are highly recommended and I hope you will be able to participate! This tour requires registration and payment in advance and is restricted to 25 participants. Fee $25. Email Jack Eichenbaum at jaconet@aol.com with any questions and more details on the tour.

Richmond Hill Historical Society - Awards for House and Garden 2016
It's time to spruce up your homes and gardens! Our Nominating Committee is out and about the neighborhood.

RHHS Dome Yearbook Covers through the years: View selected covers here. Image scans of covers courtesy of Kevin McLoughlin!

Our previous photo feature was Forest Park's Jackson Pond courtesy of Frank Loeber!

2016 MEMBERSHIP: Please print-out our Membership Form Here and mail your Form and check (payable to the Richmond Hill Historical Society) to: The Richmond Hill Historical Society 85-03 114th Street Richmond Hill, NY 11418. Thank you for your continued support!

PHOTOS:
Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 26, 2016.

Memorial Day Parade 2016

Memorial Day Parade 2016

Memorial Day Parade 2016

Facebook Links Facebook Links: The Richmond Hill Historical Society supports the landmarking of the Forest Park Carousel and supports the Rockaway Beach Branch Greenway.

Please visit our friends at the Rego-Forest Preservation Council, which greatly supports our efforts for a Historic District and honors the memory of our former president, Nancy Cataldi.

The video documentation above is a profile of Richmond Hill from 2007.

Connect with the Richmond Hill Historical Society. Find us and follow our events through these social media links:
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Richmond Hill featured on NY1 Channel. NY1 interviewed Ivan Mrakovicic, president of the Richmond Hill Historical Society. For further details visit This Old House.

YouTube Videos
Special Thanks to former Board Member Joseph DeMay, Jr. for creating several beautiful video slideshows of Kew Gardens and of our Society events. The introductory video below was created by Dennis Doyle. Visit our YouTube webpage for More…



Become a Member
Join today and become a member of the Richmond Hill Historical Society. Enjoy our free newsletter, invitations, and events. Our community involvement and activities are made possible through our Board and members who volunteer their time, and through the generous donations of supporters like you. We appreciate your support. Join here…