2017 MEMBERSHIP: Become a member. 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 112-13 84th Avenue Richmond Hill, NY
11418. Thank you for your continued support! Join
Photo Feature: "Welcome to Historic Richmond
Hill" was installed on April 20, 2017 courtesy of the NYC Parks Dept
and our Council Member Eric Ulrich. The sign is located in Forest
Park on Park Lane South near Myrtle Ave. just before the Buddy Monument.
The official dedication was held on Friday June 2, 2017 with Council Member
Eric Ulrich. Photo: MK Moore
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
Read more about the history of Richmond Hill High School here.
The community of Richmond Hill was featured
Old House website in 2009.
RHHS Dome Yearbook Covers through the years:
View selected covers
here. Image scans of covers courtesy of Kevin McLoughlin!
Archive Museum The
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.
Richmond Hill Historical Society has published several books on the
history of Richmond Hill:
Richmond Hill Historical Society
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RHHS website is Green! Click the images
to view Certificate.
Richmond Hill Historic District Proposal
Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30PM. Guest speaker Edward Wendall,
President of the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society, presents
"A View of Woodhaven." All invited to attend
this event. Refreshments served. Free Admission. Location: The Leonard
Center, 86-13 112 Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418. For more information
see the Event Flyer.
Memorial Day Sunday, May 28, 2017. Flags were planted around
the Buddy Monument and at the Sgt. Schaefer Memorial in Forest Park with
fellow Richmond Hill Historical Society Board Member, Diane Freel. Photos:
Historic Districts Council, 2017 Celebrate Launch Party: February
15, 2017 PHOTO: (L-R) Simeon Bankoff, HDC Exec Dir; Dan Allen
HDC Board President; Ivan Mrakovcic RHHS President; Joanne Tanzi RHHS
Board Member; Helen Day RHHS Vice President.
Links: The Richmond Hill Historical Society supports the landmarking
The video documentation above is a profile of Richmond
Hill from 2007.
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…