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: Friday, October 9, 7:30 PM.
Guest speaker, Marc Reisch on the "History of Radio". Free
Admission. Location: Leonard Center, corner of 112th Street and 86th Avenue.
See event Flyer here.
Maple Street Co-Naming
On Monday, September 21, 2015, the corner of 108 Street & Park
Lane South was co-named Jack Maple Place. The event included a
full NYPD Ceremonial Unit, speakers Police Commissioner Bill Bratton,
Richmond Hill Historical Society President Ivan Mrakovcic, and
Historian Carl Ballenas.
For more information see the Flyer here.
Read more about Jack Maple here.
RHHS Dome Yearbook Covers through the years: View selected covers
here. Image scans of covers courtesy of Kevin McLoughlin!
2015 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
ICE CREAM SUMMER SOCIAL EVENT 2013:
The Richmond Hill Historical Society's Ice Cream Social
Event was held on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Click
here to read more. Photo by Nicholas Biondo, Times Newsweekly.
for our List of Supporters from our November 2012 Annual Dinner
Click here for our
Membership Renewal 2014 . Thank you for your continued support!
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:
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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