Saturday 18th of March 2017 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Join The Netherland Club on Saterday, March 18th on a day trip to the award-winning Philadelphia Flow Show, America’s largest and longest-running horticultural event. The theme of this year’s edition is “Holland: Flowering the World “. A mosaic of gardens, canals and bridges, that connect the old with the new in Dutch and American floral … read more

Digitizing of the Holland Society’s Vertical Files

The Holland Society of New York, which has a vast collection of genealogical and historical information on the Dutch families who settled in North America over three centuries ago, is pleased to announce that it has begun digitizing its extensive file collection of letters, genealogies, and press clippings.  This will enable its members and friends to access valuable historical and genealogical information directly on-line, further facilitating research … read more

Annual Banquet 2016

We held our Society’s 130th Annual Banquet on November 17 with this year’s recipient of the HSNY Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement, Col. Jerry L. Ross (here with Directress-General of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Elbrun Kimmelman), who made a record setting seven trips on the space shuttle during his NASA/Air Force career. For the first time ever, we had a professional video recording … read more

Restored Seal

For the first time since the formation of the Society in April 1885, the seal has been restored and saved in a digital file format. This will allow the Society to use the seal for new promotion materials and will show the seal in full detail for the first time in many years. The seal shows several historical symbols. The lion, holding in dexter paw … read more

Historic Moment: Women Become Society Members during Annual Meeting April 9, 2016

An historic moment for the Holland Society of New York occurred at the Annual Meeting on  April 9, 2016, when the Members of the Holland Society voted to admit women in the direct male line as full Members in the Society. This vote expanded Society membership eligibility beyond sons in the direct male line to include sisters and daughters as well. The change now allows … read more