“Conflict and Collaboration in the New World,” the 41st Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute

The 41st Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute will convene in Albany at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018. This year’s title is “Conflict and Collaboration in the New World,” and the conference will feature seven presentations by scholars of New Netherland and the Dutch Atlantic. NNI’s annual dinner will follow the event. Register here. Jason R. Sellers, University of … read more


Just Published: Spring 2018 Issue of de Halve Maen

Just Published! Vol. 91, No. 1, Spring 2018 IN THIS ISSUE: Editor’s Corner Sugar, Spices, and Furs: Uncovering the Trade Network of Pieter Cornelissen vander Veen by David William Voorhees The Governor, the Militiaman, and the Domine by Rudy VanVeghten Book Review: Julie Van Den Hout, Adriaen Van Der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-century America  by Laurie Bogart Wiles Here and There in New Netherland … read more


Old New Paltz Stone House Day

Old New Paltz Stone House Day

Historic Huguenot Street is hosting a special revival of Stone House Day, a formerly annual tradition, in partnership with the Town of New Paltz. … read more


William the Silent

William the Silent

Did you know that The Holland Society donated a statue of William the Silent to Rutgers? The statue, a symbol of Dutch independence, stands on the Rutgers campus, adjacent to the Graduate School of Education in New Brunswick. The statue was presented to Rutgers in 1928 by The Holland Society of New York, which deemed it “particularly fitting that the statue should stand on the … read more


The Devil’s Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of The Bowery

Devil's Mile

A new book by Alice Sparberg Alexiou titled The Devil’s Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of The Bowery, was published in July. This book takes an in-depth look at the New York City Street The Bowery, from its start as a part of New Amsterdam to its present-day incarnation. … read more