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
Read more about the history of Richmond Hill High School here.
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
85-03 114 Street
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
RHHS website is Green! Click the images
to view Certificate.
OPEN MEETING: Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 7:30
This meeting will celebrate the recently-completed architectural survey
of historic Richmond Hill. You are cordially invited to attend with the
Richmond Hill Historical Society and the Historic Districts Council at
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery located at 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd. Kew
Gardens, NY 11415. Light refreshments served. Free admission and parking.
Handicap accessible. Speakers include: Consultant Christopher Brazee Historic Districts Council Executive Director Simeon Bankoff Richmond Hill Historical Society President Ivan Mrakovcic NYC City Council Member Eric Ulrich
19th Annual Dinner Dance on Friday, November 4, 2016,
You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Dinner Dance for the Richmond
Hill Historical Society. The theme this year is the Groovy 60's!
This event will take place at Roma View, 160-05 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach, NY. The Honoree is New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich.
There will be an open bar, cocktail hour, Dinner, Dancing, Valet Parking,
and Raffle Prizes! RSVP by October 24, 2016. $80 per person. 60's Theme Attire suggested.
Checks payable to the Richmond Hill Historical Society. Mail payment to:
RHHS c/o E. Leone, Treasurer, 87-31 110th St. Richmond Hill, NY 11418.
Please iinclude the response slip on the Attached
For further information, call 718 704-9317.
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!
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
Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 26, 2016.
The video documentation above is a profile of Richmond
Hill from 2007.
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Richmond Hill featured on NY1 Channel.
NY1 interviewedIvan Mrakovicic, president of the Richmond Hill Historical
Society. For further details visit This
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…
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