Proposed Amendment to the Holland Society Constitution

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 below with updated language in bold. This amendment will be included … read more


Update: 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 Meeting and Dinner, to be held at the Lotos Club on Saturday, October 30th. We will present the Medals of Distinguished Achievement in the Performing Arts to Carolyn McCormick and Byron Jennings … read more


de Halve Maen Vol 92, No. 2

The latest edition of de Halve Maen, Vol. 92, No. 2, has just been published. … read more


Meet Our 2021 Distinguished Achievement Medalists!

Get to know our 2020 Distinguished Achievement Medalists, actors Carolyn McCormick and Byron Jennings, in this interview. … 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