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.
Historic Districts Council, 2017 Six to Celebrate
Launch Party: On February 15, 2017 Richmond Hill Historical Society President
Ivan Mrakovcic, Vice President Helen Day, and board member Joanne Tanzi
attended the Historic Districts Council, 2017 Six to Celebrate Launch
Party, near Gramercy Park. Richmond Hill was selected in 2016 and we came
to cheer on the 2017 groups: Chelsea, Manhattan; Corona-East Elmhurst,
Queens; Hart Island, The Bronx; Mott Haven, The Bronx; Prospect-Lefferts
Gardens, Brooklyn & West Harlem, Manhattan.
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.
OPEN MEETING: Friday, February 24, 7:30 PM
This is our first open meeting for 2017!
Please join us for a presentation by our Historian, Carl Ballenas
on The Philip Evergood Mural at the Richmond Hill Library. Location:
Leonard Center, 86-13 112th St., Richmond Hill. All Invited and Free Admission.
For further information see the Flyer
OPEN MEETING: Friday, April 28, 7:00 PM
This event was originally scheduled for February 10. Please Note
the earlier start time for this event. Guest speaker Fred Stern
will feature his film presentation on the History of the New York Worlds
Fairs. The film runs for 80 minutes and will be followed by Q&A.
Location: Leonard Center, 86-13 112th St., Richmond Hill. All Invited
and Free Admission. For further information see the Flyer
RHHS Dome Yearbook Covers through the years:
View selected covers
here. Image scans of covers courtesy of Kevin McLoughlin!
2017 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 112-13 84th Avenue 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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