This article is published as part of the project ‘Stories from the Shared Dutch-American History,’ led by the International Heritage Cooperation Program of the Dutch National Archives.Continue reading Dutch-American Stories: Mayken’s World
This article is published as part of the project ‘Stories from the Shared Dutch-American History,’ led by the International Heritage Cooperation Program of the Dutch National Archives.Continue reading Dutch-American Stories: The “Patron Saint of New York”
Welcome to our new website! We’re so excited to share our new design and new logo. Continue reading Welcome to Our new Website!
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
Now is the season for giving, and this year your donation is more important than ever. All Society activities are made possible by annual dues from you, our members and friends, as well as through your annual donations. Please join me in supporting the Holland Society’s annual fundraising as we conclude 2020.Continue reading Holland Society Annual Appeal
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!