Charting New Netherland, 1597–1682

Maps trace a growing knowledge of the land



Online Publications

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


Illustrating the Manhattan Purchase

Explore the many fanciful depictions of the fabled event


Applications for the 2017 NNRC Student Scholar in Residence Grant are due by June 1st. 

Join us in Hartford on June 9th and 10th for "The Dutch in Connecticut: Exploring New Netherland's Fresh River."

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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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