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A Walk in Central Park

Sarah Cedar Miller's, "Before Central Park", tells the “pre-park” story of the unusual topography of this section of the park and how it played a key role in New York City’s history.

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NAHC Celebrates Its 18th Anniversary with a New and Updated Website

NAHC has had a busy year with more to come. Look forward to more lectures, historic walks, and the continuing development of Mapping Early New York, our virtual New Amsterdam project,

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Mapping Early New York Surges Forward on Several Fronts Toya Dubin Project Manager

Project Manager for Mapping Early New York, Toya Dubin, announces the use of AI on the project.

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What was the original ‘Jersey Sound’? Maybe it was like this group

Jersey doesn’t change. And neither do its pastimes. What could be more Jersey — whether the year is 2023, 1973, or 1723 — than going out to hear a bar band?

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Len Tantillo’s New Work on the Connecticut River and Fort Good Hope

An unvieling ceremony of Len Tantillo’s work on the Connecticut River an Fort Good Hope will be held at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut on Thursday, October 12, 2023, Old Lyme Country Club. 40 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut.

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A Talk on The Rediscovery of a 1653 Portrait by Jan Lievens -Spring Newsletter, 2023

The 19th portrait of Dutch Admiral by Dutch Golden Age master Jan Lievens was found hung above the mantel of a home in a small Massachusetts town...

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Mapping Early New York and Long Island – Spring Newsletter, 2023

The Mapping Early New York project has explored New Amsterdam and illustrates its findings in a detailed map, 3D Maps, and an Interactive Model based on the Castello Plan.

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Tulips on Park Avenue – Spring Newsletter, 2023

Never is Manhattan more Dutch than in April. That’s when the multi- billions of Dutch daffodils and countless tulips bloom in almost every available pot, box, median and mall.

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Over 40,000 Undelivered Dutch Letters Rediscovered – Spring Newsletter, 2023

A treasure trove of letters that were intercepted at sea by the British have been stored in the British National Archived until now.

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The Birthplace of Patroon Kiliaen van Renssaelaer to be Museum – Spring Newsletter, 2023

From past President of NAHC Tom Visée, comes news that the birthplace of New Netherland Patroon Kiliaen van Rensselaer in Hasselt, Overijssel, will be converted into a museum.

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Dutch Painter, Pieter de Hooch, Embraced the Simple Joys of Home – Spring Newsletter, 2023

The Dutch artist who inspired Vermeer has a lot to teach Americans living in lockdown today

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A Win for Women – Spring Newsletter, 2023

Alida Livingston's letters to her politician husband Robert is one of the most significant collections of women’s writing in 17th-century North America.

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