Happy Thanksgiving from The Holland Society! We hope that you have a lovely day with family and friends. The office will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, and will reopen on Tuesday, November 28th.
President Reynier J. Woriendyke, Jr., shown pinning the Society’s Distinguished Achievement Medal on Robert Frost, the poet, at the 73rd Annual Banquet held November 15 at the Hotel Biltmore. New York City. Sixty years ago today, Robert Frost was honored by the Holland Society at the 73rd Annual Banquet for his contributions to American Literature. Mr. Frost was the first awardee of the medal to be honored … read more
Prior to the creation of our quarterly journal, de Halve Maen, the Holland Society published annual “Year Books.” While we have not digitized our Year Books ourselves, all of our Year Books are available on archive.org.
After a long absence, the Potomac Branch met in Washington, D.C. to hold a meeting whose repartee and colonial history discussion surpassed what it lacked in numbers. Of late, meetings and events have taken place in Baltimore, Maryland (on the Patapsco River) where the current Branch President Christopher (Chris) Cortright resides. This latest meeting, at the storied and beautiful Beaux Arts Metropolitan Club in the … read more