In part one of this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Sarah Bishop, known as the hermitess of West Mountain. Sarah Bishop Road in Ridgefield is named after her.
Author Rick Pereira
Jack Sanders presents a timely and historical excerpt on racism in Ridgefield, portions of which have appeared in his book, Wicked Ridgefield, and on his Old Ridgefield Facebook group.
Documenting Ridgefield’s Response to COVID-19: Ashley Vidmar, 10th and 12th Grade English Teacher at Ridgefield High School
Ashley Vidmar, 10th and 12th grade English teacher at Ridgefield High School, shares her experience with teaching during the pandemic.
We are partnering with historian Jack Sanders to share bits of over 3,000 entries from his Ridgefield Encyclopedia.
In this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Miss Luce, a Ridgefield resident in the 1940s through 1960s who wore many hats in her lifetime.
View Panel 10, Ridgefield on the National Stage from the Votes for Women exhibit created by artist Bil Mikulewicz and researched by the League of Women Voters in Ridgefield and the Historical Society.
Emeritus state archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni gives an update on the skeletal remains found in Ridgefield late last year and announces the significance of the Historical Society’s recent grant award from the National Park Service: American Battlefield Protection program!
Dean Miller, Chair of Ridgefield’s Meals on Wheels, shares his organization’s experiences during the pandemic.
In this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays suffragist Elsie Hill, who lived just over the border in Redding.