"1614" will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the construction of Fort Nassau on Castle Island in the port of Albany. It will feature five speakers: Jeremy Bangs, Director of the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum Foundation, Leiden NL; Leslie Choquette, Professor of History Assumption College, Worcester, MA; Willem Frijhoff, consultant on research in history, chair Cultural Dynamics (NWO), visiting professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL; William A. Starna, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta; and Len Tantillo, historical and marine artist, Nassau, NY. These speakers will place the Dutch trading post in its historical context as well as offer arguments for its probable location on the island.
Visit the New Netherland Institute's website to register and view the full seminar brochure.
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