Author: Ridgefield Historical Society

38-star American flag
Cultural history

38-Star Flag

There are multiple antique American flags in the archives of the Ridgefield Historical Society. However, this one is likely the oldest, having only 38 stars.

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Cultural history

Treasures from the Archives: Two Dresses

The following items from the Historical Society’s archives were hand-selected and researched by our two Ridgefield High School interns, Sara Shepherd and Tyler Ingram. Suffragist Dress This dress was previously

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RHS News

Meet the RHS Interns

It’s May 2022 and for the next several weeks, we have the good fortune to have our Ridgefield High School interns on board, lending an extra hand and a fresh

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A hand-painted egg (pysanka)
Cultural history

Pysanky, a Ukrainian Tradition

The late Maria Kruelski, a longtime Ridgefield resident, was known for her artistic and musical talents. One of her finely decorated pysanky (Ukrainian hand painted eggs) is now in the Society’s collection.

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