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Aime, manager of our new Amsterdam and Utrecht stores wears the Holly shoe.

Aime, manager of our new Amsterdam and Utrecht stores wears the Holly shoe.

New Amsterdam 1660 when it was under Dutch rule. Later to become New York under British rule. Biddy Craft

New Amsterdam 1660 when it was under Dutch rule. Later to become New York under British rule. Biddy Craft

Map of New Amsterdam, 1660. Magdalena Dircks-Rosencrantz is my 10th great-grandmother, Christine Vigne-Volckertszens  (11th) was her mother. Christine's mother (12th) was married to Jan Jansen Damen, Christine's step-father.

Map of New Amsterdam, 1660. Magdalena Dircks-Rosencrantz is my 10th great-grandmother, Christine Vigne-Volckertszens (11th) was her mother. Christine's mother (12th) was married to Jan Jansen Damen, Christine's step-father.

The Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam was surrendered to the British, who, on this day 8th September, 1664, renamed it New York after the Duke of York

The Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam was surrendered to the British, who, on this day 8th September, 1664, renamed it New York after the Duke of York

New York City History for Kids: From New Amsterdam to the Big Apple with 21 Activities (For Kids ser

New York City History for Kids: From New Amsterdam to the Big Apple with 21 Activities (For Kids ser

New Amsterdam

New Amsterdam

New Years Day party...new years day in "New Amsterdam" where "Olykoek" was eaten on Jan 1...Dutch for "oily cakes"...like doughnuts

New Years Day party...new years day in "New Amsterdam" where "Olykoek" was eaten on Jan 1...Dutch for "oily cakes"...like doughnuts

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Ancestors of the HUDSON VALLEY: Links to the Past

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Ancestors of the HUDSON VALLEY: Links to the Past