New Amsterdam Kitchen

Domestic life in New Netherland


Our latest 'Praatjes'

This epsiode features historian Joyce Goodfriend.


Thanks to generous support from the Kenney estate, the New Netherland Institute is offering, for the first time in 2019, the Alice P. Kenney Travel Scholarship, which will help cover travel costs to our Annual Conference.

Join us on September 15 at the New York State Museum in Albany for the talk "In Search of Peter Stuyvesant’s Farmhouse: A New Netherland Mystery" by Russell Shorto and Len Tantillo.

About the New Netherland Institute

For over three decades, 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. More


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