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Monday, May 5, 2014

Looking for Traces of Dutch New Netherland

Peter Stuyvesant and a Dutch burgher (perhaps James's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather?)
outside the Stadt Huis in New Amsterdam.

James has a piece published today at Curbed NY in which he hunts down 11 places where you can time-travel back to the Dutch Colonial Era.

Check it out:
http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/05/05/see_11_centuriesold_remnants_of_new_amsterdam_in_nyc.php.

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There's lots more about the Dutch colonial era in
Footprints in New York: Tracing the Lives of Four Centuries of New Yorkers

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And, of course, Inside the Apple is available at fine bookstores everywhere.



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