Henry Hudson

New Netherland, New York Beginnings 1609-1624

Cover of the book: New Netherland, New York Beginnings 1609-1624

Since a long time Hubert de Leeuw has a link with the Northeast of the United States. Or better, with the area that once was New Netherland. With the determination of the old discoverers, Hubert gathered for years stories about the history of New Netherland and its influence on nowadays America.

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Adriaen Block & Hendrick Christiaenson Historische Werkgroep

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 say the least. As an entrepreneur and explorer by nature, he followed the path that had opened in front of him and found his way to Albany, New York and the Hudson River Valley. He has continued to explore and study the area and its history, making it an integral part of his life and a focus for his energy.
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