A fresh, primary source-based take on the origin of New York—Identifying the three men who created the platform the city was built on: who they were, and what they had to do to create New York.
An alternative take on Henry Hudson and his 1609 voyage, probing early source material to examine the nature of the man and his historic expedition to the New York region.
Coming to Terms with Early New Netherland – New York History: Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary by the New York Historical Society
“New Netherland, NY, Beginnings” is an initiative to reconstruct the history of the early period of New Netherland that occurred between 1609 and 1624.
The Adriaen Block and Hendrick Christianson’s Historische Workgroup (ABHC-HW) was initiated in 1994 by Hubert de Leeuw. In the ensuing years, much has happened. It began in 1992. While traveling for business in Seattle, Hubert made a side trip to Vancouver, British Columbia where he made a surprising discovery: New Netherland. He was intrigued, to(…)
2014 marks an important moment in history: the 400th anniversary of a series of significant events in 1614 that linked the Native American Communities of the Northeast to New Netherland, the Dutch colony founded in that year.