In New York City, the historical memory of Petrus Stuyvesant has recently become controversial, but in the twentieth century, the image of the Dutch director-general of the colony of New Netherland was iconic as a symbol of Dutch-American f...
Few people know that the first African-American woman to be honoured with a bust in the US Capitol was a native speaker of Dutch.
Pinkster came across to the United States with the 17-th century Dutch settlers.
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The company that "bought" Manhattan was based in a handsome classical building that is still standing on the Herenmarkt in the heart of Amsterdam.