Dutch settlers in New Netherlands.

Dutch Settlers

Dutch settlers in New Netherlands.

The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

New Amsterdam

The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

The Schuylers were foremost among early Albany's founders and leaders and became one of the most prominent New Netherland families in colonial New York.

Schuyler Arms

The Schuylers were foremost among early Albany's founders and leaders and became one of the most prominent…

Peter Struyvesant was the last Dutch governor of the New Netherlands colony.

Peter Struyvesant in New Amsterdam

Peter Struyvesant was the last Dutch governor of the New Netherlands colony.

Stuyvesant was governor of New Netherlands. After the colony was ceded to the English in 1664, the colony was renamed New York.

Governor Peter Stuyvesant

Stuyvesant was governor of New Netherlands. After the colony was ceded to the English in 1664, the colony…

Peter Stuyvesant (originally Pieter or Petrus; Peter is never mentioned in historical records) (c. 1612 – August 1672) served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City. The Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, United States is named after him.

Peter Stuyvesant

Peter Stuyvesant (originally Pieter or Petrus; Peter is never mentioned in historical records) (c. 1612…

The residence of Governor Stuyvesant of New Netherlands in Petersfield.

Petersfield, the Residence of Governor Stuyvesant

The residence of Governor Stuyvesant of New Netherlands in Petersfield.