A Tour of New Netherland by Russell Shorto

Welcoming first-time visitors to a lost world

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RESEARCH:
Online Publications


All NNP/NNRC translated volumes are now available on the Online Publications page

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EDUCATION:
What Was New Netherland?


Travel back in time to the early 1600s and see what life in New Netherland was like.

NEWS & EVENTS

Beginning August 8th, NNI is offering a teacher workshop that aims to give teachers of fourth and seventh grades a thorough grounding in the history of New Netherland and best practices for teaching it to students.

On September 18th and 19th in Albany, NNI will hold its annual conference in conjunction with the AADAS. The conference is entitled "The Dutch in America Across the Centuries: Connections and Comparisons." Register here.

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About the New Netherland Institute

For a quarter century NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. Directed by Dr. Charles Gehring. More

 

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