New Netherland: America’s Best Kept Secret

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. If you missed his TEDx talk, it is available to view on Youtube.