Just Published! Vol. 91, No. 1, Spring 2018 IN THIS ISSUE: Editor’s Corner Sugar, Spices, and Furs: Uncovering the Trade Network of Pieter Cornelissen vander Veen by David William Voorhees The Governor, the Militiaman, and the Domine by Rudy VanVeghten Book Review: Julie Van Den Hout, Adriaen Van Der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-century America Continue reading Just Published: Spring 2018 Issue of de Halve Maen
A new book by Alice Sparberg Alexiou titled The Devil’s Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of The Bowery, was published in July. This book takes an in-depth look at the New York City Street The Bowery, from its start as a part of New Amsterdam to its present-day incarnation.Continue reading The Devil's Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of The Bowery
Dr. Charles Gehring of the New Netherland Institute participated in the TEDx program in 2014. His talk discusses the finding and translation of many documents dating from the beginning of New Netherland’s history. In this video, he also identifies and refutes commonly-held assumptions about the daily life of the colony, its governance, and its residents.Continue reading New Netherland: America's Best Kept Secret
Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends of the Holland Society of New York, The Board of Trustees invites you to a sociale verzamelen at Fraunces Tavern on Friday, February 2nd, 2018. Our purpose is to gather together, celebrate our history and friendship in a setting reminiscent of our Ancestors. Cocktails at 6:30 P.M., followed by dinner atContinue reading A Holland Society Gathering
The Summer 2017 issue of de Halve Maen has just been published! As a reminder, the journal is now published digitally with an option to receive a printed copy by request. If you have already contacted the office about requesting a print copy, you will receive your copy as soon as this issue is printed. The Summer 2017 issue can beContinue reading Summer 2017 Issue of de Halve Maen
Friday, October 6 at 6:30 PM Potomac Chapter of the HSNY The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington Speaker: Professor Dennis Pogue, University of Maryland Associate Professor of Historic Preservation, previously Vice President of Preservation at Mt. Vernon and archaeologist and author of Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry.Continue reading Save the Date: Potomac Branch Lecture
The Spring 2017 issue of de Halve Maen has just been published! As a reminder, the journal is now published digitally with an option to receive a printed copy by request. Please contact the office if you would like a printed copy of the latest issue. The Spring 2017 issue can be read on our website.Continue reading New Issue of de Halve Maen!
Our very own Vice President and Head of Membership, Colonel Adrian Bogart, is featured in the HISTORY Channel’s new miniseries, “America: Promised Land,” debuting on Monday, May 29, at 9/8c. Col. Bogart traces the path of his ancestor, Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert, in his expedition to save the Dutch fur trade in New Netherland. LearnContinue reading America: Promised Land