The Time and the Valleys Museum in the Catskills, has announced a virtual program The Story of New Netherland: Dutch Colony 1624 – 1664, set to be held on ZOOM on Sunday, July 12th, with historian and former teacher Thomas Riley of New Jersey.
The Story of New Netherland is a powerpoint presentation which traces the history of the Dutch Colony from the early explorations of Henry Hudson in 1609 to the Village of New Amsterdam (New York City) governed by Peter Stuyvesant, to the spread of settlers throughout the colony up to English occupation in 1664. Local Sullivan and Ulster County Dutch history will also be explored.
This program will begin at 2 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. To register, email the Museum at email@example.com, and you will receive a reply email invitation with information on how to log in to zoom.us for the talk.
For more information, call (845) 985-7700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.