Dear Members,Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we will be holding the Annual Meeting virtually on Saturday, April 24th at 4 p.m. EST. We will provide a link to join prior to the meeting.Whether or not you can join us, please vote remotely using this link to access the proxy ballot. Votes will be accepted fromContinue reading Proxy Ballot for 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting
Proposed Amendment to the Holland Society Constitution
The Board of Trustees of the Holland Society of New York voted unanimously on Saturday, February 13th, 2021, to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the Holland Society of New York. This amendment would recognize all direct line descendants as eligible for Society membership. The full Members article of the Constitution is listed belowContinue reading Proposed Amendment to the Holland Society Constitution
Piracy and Punishment Lecture
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
de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 4
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
POSTPONED: Annual Meeting and Dinner
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
de Halve Maen Vol 92, No. 2
The latest edition of de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 2, has just been published.Continue reading de Halve Maen Vol 92, No. 2
Meet Our 2021 Distinguished Achievement Medalists!
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!
2019 Niagara Branch Dinner Meeting
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
2019 Virginia and Carolinas Branch 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
Niagara Branch Annual Dinner Meeting
Don’t miss the Niagara Branch’s annual Dinner Meeting, to be held on Thursday, September 26th at the Saturn Club in Buffalo! More details can be found in the images above or by contacting Branch President David Quackenbush.