Interactive Map: Manhattan in 1609
Have you ever wondered what New York was like before it was a city? Find out here, by navigating through the map to discover Manhattan Island and its native wildlife in 1609. Map provided courtesy of The Mannahatta Project.
Posted: Sep 9th, 2009 | Comments: 7
Document: The Purchase of Manhattan Island, 1626
Read the infamous document detailing Peter Minuit's purchase of Manhattan island from the Lenape Indians.
Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 34
Timeline: Dutch American History
Explore a timeline chronicling 400 years of Dutch history in New York, from 1609 to 2009.
Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 1
Video: Women in Dutch New York
Early America expert Professor Joyce Goodfriend describes the role women played in preserving Dutch culture in America.
Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 5