Going Dutch: A Visit to New Netherland

Places to Visit 

Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY.

Exhibits and paintings of the early Dutch in America.

Crailo State Historic Site, Rensselaer, NY.

Exhibits with artifacts excavated at Fort Orange and at Van Curler's Farm. Includes the horseshoe game artifacts.

Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction, NY.

An early Dutch house and barn. Part of the Schenectady County Historical Society.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Paintings showing Dutch customs, costumes, and life.

Museum of the City of New York, NYC.

Exhibits and paintings of life in New Amsterdam.

New-York Historical Society, NYC

Exhibits and paintings of Dutch life in New Amsterdam.

New York State Museum, Albany, NY.

Exhibit of archaeological excavations in Dutch sites in NYS.

Schenectady County Historical Society, Schenectady, NY.

Exhibits of Dutch life in this town founded by Arent van Curler.

Schuyler Flatts Historic Park, Menands, NY.

Site of the Van Curler farm with locations of buildings marked out on the ground and panels explaining its history.

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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