Dear Members, Friends, and Guests, Due to the coronavirus, President Bogart has made the decision to further postpone the 2020 Annual Dinner. Instead, our 2020 honorees will be honored at the 2021 Annual Dinner Dance, to be held at the Lotos Club on Saturday, October 30th. We will present the Medals of Distinguished Achievement inContinue reading Update: 2020 Annual Dinner
On Friday, May 15th, Holland Society member Ed Tiesenga presented a fascinating lecture on Hugo Grotius’s piracy laws and their continuation into present-day America. If you were unable to attend, the video of the lecture and subsequent Q&A can be found at this link. President Bogart shares his thoughts below. I’d like to take thisContinue reading Piracy and Punishment Lecture
Great Members and Friends, I had the unique opportunity to retrace the brave journey of one of my ancestors into Mohawk and Oneida Country to determine why in 1634, the Fur Trade had ended with the Dutch. I left 380 years to the minute when Harmen van den Bogaert left Fort Orange and traveled 108Continue reading America, the Promised Land
The newest issue of de Halve Maen is online and on its way to you! Just Published! Vol. 92, No. 4 IN THIS ISSUE: Editor’s Corner The Lawyer and the Fox: Tales of Tricks and Treachery in New Amsterdamby Jaap Jacobs Accessories and Ornaments in New Netherlandby Mary Collins Book Review: Jeroen Dewulf, The PinksterContinue reading de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 4
To our great Family of the Holland Society of New York. I write to you all today to introduce myself and invite dialogue. First off, my introduction. Introduction of the 76th Society President Who am I, my family’s role in the Society? I am Adrian Thomas Bogart III, my father Adrian Thomas Bogart Jr. hasContinue reading Meet our New President!
Dear Members, Friends, and Guests, After much careful thought and consideration, we have decided to postpone the Annual Meeting and Dinner, originally scheduled on April 4th, due to the coronavirus outbreak. We will be rescheduling the event for the summer and will keep you informed of the new date. The event will take place at theContinue reading POSTPONED: Annual Meeting and Dinner
The latest edition of de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 2, has just been published.Continue reading de Halve Maen Vol 92, No. 2
Get to know our 2020 Distinguished Achievement Medalists, actors Carolyn McCormick and Byron Jennings, in this interview.Continue reading Meet Our 2021 Distinguished Achievement Medalists!
The Niagara Branch of the Holland Society of New York had its annual dinner meeting on Thursday September 26, 2019 at the Saturn Club in Buffalo, NY. Continue reading 2019 Niagara Branch Dinner Meeting
On the weekend of September 20 thru September 22, the Virginia/Carolinas Branch of the Holland Society of New York held our annual meeting in Belmont, NC. Continue reading 2019 Virginia and Carolinas Branch Meeting