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. … read more


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. … read more


de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 1

de Halve Maen Vol. 92 No. 1 cover

The latest issue of de Halve Maen is here! The issue can be found below or at this link. A reminder: if you are interested in receiving a hard copy of the magazine, please email Sarah at info@hollandsociety.org. Editor’s Corner Finding Fort Orangeby Paul Huey Finding New Netherland’s Frisiansby Troy Dow Van Zandt Here and There in New Netherland Studies Society Activities In Memoriam


General McMaster’s Speech at the 2019 Annual Meeting

2018 Outstanding Achievement medalist, Ret. Gen. H.R. McMaster joined Members, Friends, and guests of the Holland Society at the 2019 Annual Meeting and Dinner. … read more


Trip to the “Old Country” to Visit Ancestral Home in Holland

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. The municipality was created in January 2019 through the merger of … read more