Exploring Historic Dutch New York: New York City * Hudson Valley * New Jersey * Delaware

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Gajus Scheltema, Heleen Westerhuijs
Courier Corporation, Oct 17, 2018 - Travel - 256 pages

 "The Dutch spirit of diversity, tolerance, and entrepreneurship still echoes across our city streets today. This guide will highlight the history of the early settlements of these new world pioneers as well as the incredible impact they had, and still have, on the world's greatest city." — Michael R. Bloomberg, former Mayor, City of New York

This comprehensive guide to touring important sites of Dutch history serves as an engrossing cultural and historical reference. A variety of internationally renowned scholars explore Dutch art in the Metropolitan Museum, Dutch cooking, Dutch architecture, Dutch immigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, English words of Dutch origin, Dutch furniture and antiques, and much more. Color photographs and maps throughout.
"An expansive guidebook inspired by the Henry Hudson quadricentennial and accompanied by informative essays." — The New York Times
 

Contents

Editors Notes
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New York City
24
Manhattan and the Bronx
40
Queens and Nassau Counties
64
Brooklyn
76
Staten Island
102
Hudson Valley
114
MAP 6 7 8 East of the Hudson River Traveling North
120
76 West of the Hudson River Traveling South
156
New Jersey and Delaware
172
Sussex and Warren Counties
186
Hudson Monmouth
194
Cape May to Burlington
216
List of Sites
224
Illustration Credits
237
Index
244

Albany
142
Schenectady
150

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