The Board of Trustees of The Holland Society of New York is pleased to announce that the membership of the Holland Society has voted overwhelmingly to expand membership eligibility.Continue reading The Holland Society Expands Membership Eligibility
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
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 Banquet, to be held at the Lotos Club on Saturday, October 30th. We will present the Medals of Distinguished Achievement in theContinue reading Update: Rescheduled 2020 Annual Dinner
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
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!
By: Thomas P. Bogart In search of my ancestral roots, I traveled to The Netherlands in late June 2019 with my wife, Cheryl, to visit my ancestral home in a tiny village called Schoonrewoerd. Schoonrewoerd is now part of Vijfheerenlanden, which literally means “land with five Lords.” It is a municipality in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. TheContinue reading Trip to the “Old Country” to Visit Ancestral Home in Holland
The latest issue of de Halve Maen is hot off the press! If you are a subscriber or a member who has requested a hard copy, please expect your copy in the mail shortly. For online subscribers, the new issue can be found here. Table of Contents: Editor’s Corner Opportunities and Insults: Understanding the MinimalContinue reading de Halve Maen, Winter 2018-2019
Gelukkige Nieuw Nederland Dag – Let’s celebrate New Netherland day! (Special thanks to Marilyn Douglas of the New Netherland Institute for this announcement). In 1990, NNI member George Damiano succeeded in getting an annual commemoration of New Netherland. On 25 July 1990, Governor Mario M. Cuomo signed the bill into law designating October 11th ofContinue reading Happy New Netherland Day!
The second lecture in the Dr. D. David Conklin Distinguished Lecture Series is scheduled for Tuesday, October 16, at 7pm. Award-winning author and historian Russell Shorto will discuss how the Dutch colony established in Manhattan prior to the arrival of the British gave rise to American ideals. For more information on this lecture, hosted byContinue reading "The Dutch in Us: The Remarkable Influence of the Netherlands on New York and Beyond"