On display at the Schoolhouse Museum October 14, 2012 through July 28, 2013 is The Collection, an exhibit that celebrates 60 years of preservation efforts and showcases our most treasured artifacts. Artifacts and textiles Included in this exhibit are:
three 19th century woven coverlets, one woven on a Jacquard loom by David H. Haring, a noted Bergen County weaver
a 1865 taffeta wedding dress and a late 1880s mourning suit 19th century pottery some created by George Wolfkiel
a collection of spectacles from 1760s through the early 20th century
a NJ militia Spanish American war uniform and military artifacts
Lenape stone tools
Medical instruments and mortars and pestles
kitchen and farm tools made from wood
a collection of women and men's personal possessions from hats to shoes and everything in between
a sampling of baskets, children's chairs, musical instruments, and craft items, all from the 19th century
This exhibit will appeal to children and adults. Join us during our open hours on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00–3:00 and Sundays 2:00–4:00. Trained docents will be there to answer questions or provide you information about our artifacts. If you would like to arrange for a group to visit, please
Funding for this exhibit has been made possible in part through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs through a General Operating Support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.
The Schoolhouse Museum is open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00–3:00 p.m. and Sundays from 2:00–4:00 p.m. We arrange group tours by appointment. For more information call the museum at 201-447-3242 or send us an e-mail.