North America

Doel van de Atlas of Dutch North America is om het gemeenschappelijk erfgoed tussen Nederland en Noord-Amerika in kaart te brengen.


Atlas of Dutch North America

Since Henry Hudson discovered trading possibilities along the Hudson River in 1609, Dutchmen have visited the area. New Amsterdam, nowadays New York, became the exciting capital of a colony they called New Netherland. Together with American partners historical and archaeological research is being done to make an inventory of the remains from this Dutch Period (1609-1674). Results will be presented on a website and in a publication, so international bonds... more


Fortress project

In 2014 the Forts Project for making an inventory of Dutch defence works overseas took off. The pilot-project starts in Brazil and North America and will be prolonged in the future to other countries that have a common history with the Netherlands, like South Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The results will be presented on the websites of the New Holland Foundation and the Atlas of Mutual Heritage.