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History Buff's Delight

I come back to this place year after year. The docents/tour guides are super knowledgeable and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Betsy S
Emerson, New Jersey
Under the Shad Moon

Last weekend's event was better than ever. Both speakers gave interesting talks and information... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Patty D
River Vale, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I come back to this place year after year. The docents/tour guides are super knowledgeable and the events/tours are interesting and well run. It's a great place to take the entire family!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Last weekend's event was better than ever. Both speakers gave interesting talks and information that added to the day's theme. The guy flintknapping was something I had never seen before!! The interpreters in each house were knowledgeable and I felt I lived there with the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Patty D
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This event centered around learning about the Native People of our area. An archaeologist gave an illustrated talk and a flint knapper (projectile point making) under a tent - - as well as activities for children and 5 historic buildings open and buildings staffed with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I went to the annual "Under the Shad Moon" event this weekend at the Bergen County Historical Society and I swear it was the exact same event as last year except this year's opening speaker was so dull that she put everyone to sleep. People...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Seems to be expanding and future plans of a museum looks interesting. Said to say the local people don't seem to care about there history so raising money for always seems to be a challenge across the entire country when it comes to preserving our...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chip1997
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Bergen County Historical Society has several buildings on the River Edge property that date back to the Revolutionary War time and with early families of Bergen County. It is nice to look amongst the artifacts and historical pieces and really look at what the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Well run volunteer organization with a passion for history make this attraction worth a visit. There's a calendar of events on the website that includes lectures and concerts well worth attending. If you enjoy history and want to learn about the revolutionary war activities in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The Bergen County Historical Society runs the Historic New Bridge Landing and it has wonderful array of historical homes, barns, kitchens and the bridge and river area. This site played a huge role in the Revolutionary War and has lots of artifacts of significant importance...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I joined the Bergen County Historical Society when I was 19 and on and off over the years have remained a member. The buildings have great history, they get good speakers, have public events and it is situated along the Hackensack River. I feel like...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank S9286GOstuarts
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This historic site is valuable and unique with an important place in this country's War of Independence. The museum has many gems that highlight the period, but it has been closed since it was hit by flood waters and there is not enough money to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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28 November 2016|
Response from David P |
Yes, but visit there website - - bergencountyhistory org