Two Dutch Houses: Tradition and Change in Early New York The Schenck Houses at the Brooklyn Museum by Kevin Stayton

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Published by Brooklyn Museum Bookshop .

Written in English

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  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • Jan Martense Schenck House (Ne,
  • Social life and customs,
  • 17th century,
  • History: American,
  • 18th century,
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • Dutch Americans,
  • History,
  • Nicholas Schenck House (New Yo

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Book details

ContributionsBrooklyn Museum (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8375920M
ISBN 100872731235
ISBN 109780872731233

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Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. The 17th century Dutch colony of Nieuw-Nederland was situated between the South River (Delaware River) and the Fresh River (Connecticut River) with his center on the North or Great River (Hudson River) practically in the present US States of New York, Delaware, Connecticut and New Jersey.

The colony of New Netherland was established by the Dutch West India Company in and grew to encompass all of present-day New York City and parts of Long Island, Connecticut and New.

Unlike New York City and Albany, however, where the traces of colonization can be difficult to find, in Kingston, the history of New York's Dutch colonization is quite evident. Intwo years after English settlers established the colony of Jamestown in Virginia, the Dutch East India Company hired English sailor Henry Hudson to find a.

Dutch homes had one or two rooms on the first floor, a smaller upper garret for storage, and many times a clock loft overhead. The outside doors of their houses were split horizontally. These split doors allowed the Dutch colonists to open the upper section to let fresh air in. An Amazon Best Book of September The best authors make the pages they write come to life: their words and characters shimmer with authenticity, motivation, and desire.

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Before it happened, on February 2,he incorporated New Amsterdam as a city. The Dutch republic tried to get their former land back inbut finally permanently ceded to the English in November The city was renamed New York County in honor of the Duke of York.

It became the original county of New York State, created in   Dutch Colonial homes are called such because the style originated by American settlers hailing from the Netherlands in the early- to mids, and they continued to build this house.

The text presented here comes from a pamphlet that John Pintard released in New York in It is the earliest source mentioning Spain in connection to d wanted St. Nicholas to become patron saint of New York and hoped to establish a Sinterklaas tradition.

Apparently he got help from the Dutch community in New York, that provided him with the original Dutch Sinterklaas poem. This story starts off with a little girl telling the story and it expands over 3 generations. The girl is a pretty black girl with long hair (it's set back in the early 's).

I think the book came out early 's and it's by a black author. The girl is married off when. Old Dutch houses have a lot of charm and character, which is a polite way of saying they can be incredibly dangerous. Spiral stairs so steep they can be classified as twisty ladders, fuses that would withstand a lighting strike and mice as house mates are just a few of the strange things you might find.

Read More: The Dutch House Guide. Eugene L. Armbruster/The New York Historical Society/Getty Images. Like the German colonists, Dutch settlers brought building traditions from their home country. Settling mainly in New York State, they built brick and stone houses with rooflines that echoed the architecture of the Netherlands.

Dutch Colonial style is marked by the gambrel roof. Before there was a New York, English sailors already used the name 'Flushing' for the Dutch port of Vlissingen According to Nicoline van der Sijs (Cookies, Coleslaw and Stoops - Amsterdam ) Mr Stuyvesant's first name was Pieter - Pieter Stuyvesant 2 - of course English 'Peter' sounds very much like Dutch.

Its author, Clement Clarke Moore, a professor who owned an estate on the west side of Manhattan, would have been quite familiar with the St. Nicholas traditions followed in early 19th century New York. The poem was first published, anonymously, in a newspaper in Troy, New York, on.

After the British captured New Netherland inDutch immigration virtually ceased but England imposed no severe restraints on the Dutch and the vast majority remained in New York. By they numbered aboutand, in addition to New York City, they clustered in towns and villages scattered along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers.

When it was a Dutch and English colony in the s, New York's economy was greatly based on the commerce that came through this port. Furs and timber from the interior were brought there for. Dutch Colonial house plans share many features common to other Colonial styles: a simple rectangular footprint, a side-gabled roof, and a symmetrical exterior with windows aligned in rows and a central door, often leading to a central hallway with flanking rooms.

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Holland is even hip abroad, where Dutch bars and restaurants are favorites among the fast set. In London, VOC, a stylish cocktail bar named after the Dutch East India Company, serves colonial style genever-based punches. And, in New York, restaurant Vandaag offers Dutch classics such as bitterballen and hete bliksem.

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- The Dutch build Fort Orange which will become the city of Albany. - New Amsterdam is established. It will become New York City.

- The British take over New Netherlands and rename it New York. - The French and Indian War begins. It will end in with the British winning. It's modeled after the simple houses of colonial New England, though early examples were almost always shingled, while 20th century Capes can be clapboard, stucco, or brick.

Many houses of the post World War II building boom were Capes, including many of cottages in Levittown, New York, the country's first housing development. 3 hours ago  Old House Dreams features handpicked homes across the United States and Canada.

It does not represent any home shown here and should be used for informational purposes only. Comments are opinions and do not represent the owners, agents or. In New England, colonists departed from traditional European wattle and daub (woven lattice of wooden strips covered with a material made with some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung, and straw), constructing wood-frame homes covered with weatherboard, clapboard, or shingles.

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Ironically, the English explorer Henry Hudson brought the region to the attention of the Netherlands in by sailing into New York Bay and up the river that would eventually bear his name.

New Netherland became a reality fourteen years later. The Dutch West India Company hoped to reap the profits of the area's fur trade. Wait Just a Minuit. However the Dutch landholdings remained, and the Hudson River Valley maintained a traditional Dutch character until the s.

Traces of Dutch influence remain in present-day northern New Jersey and southeastern New York State, such as homes, family surnames. Early milling centers of America was New York (first by the Dutch and then later because of Rochester and the Erie Canal), Wilmington (along the Brandywine River), Baltimore (along the Patapsco River), Georgetown (along the C & O Canal), Richmond (on the James River and the Kanawha Canal).

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Have students read about how Dutch colonists in New Netherland affected the Native Americans who already lived there. Explain to students that culture is a group’s way of life.

The movement of different groups impacts the cultural landscapes of both the places they leave and the places they settle. The Dutch colonists impacted the lives of the Native Americans who were already settled in. Only Charleston, South Carolina, rivaled New York in the extent to which slavery penetrated everyday life.

To be sure, each slaveholding New Yorker usually owned only one or two persons. In the urban landscape, there were no plantations. Slaves slept in the cellars and attics of town houses or above farmhouse kitchens in the countryside.

The southeast section of East New York is called New Lots after Dutch farmers who were getting crowded out in Flatbush struck east and formed new community here in the s. Though the Dutch established some homes and farms in Brownsville and East New York in the s, the area did not gel as a community until the early-to-middle s.

Dutch clothing and costumes originated in the country now called the Netherlands, which has 14 provinces, and each province has its own traditional costumes. The most well-known type of dress, considered the national costume, came from the southern province of Volendam and is still wore by Dutch women for the tourists.

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