Scenes of Dutch New York


New Amsterdam, circa 1664


Earliest View of New Amsterdam, circa 1628


17th Century Map of New Netherland

Bill's Tales of the Dutch

Broken Chain

How the Dutch, the Mohicans and the Mohawks Remembered Early Encounters on the Hudson.

Broken Chain

Sex & the City: The Early Years

A bawdy look at Dutch New York and the libertine characters who called it home.

Sex & the City

The Company's Reward

The brilliant career and dramatic fall of Justus Schouten, a Dutchman in Siam, 1620-1636.

The Company's Reward

Arent van Curler & the Flatts

History, Archaeology, and Art Illuminate a Life on the Hudson. Bill's digital exhibit at the New Netherland Institute.

Van Curler

More Dutch Stuff

New Amsterdammers

Vignettes of the people who settled the Hudson Valley. Simple snapshots but together they give the flavor of the place.

New Amsterdammers

Mevrouw's Manhattan

In this walking tour, wander around the sites of New Amsterdam and meet some of its bawdy characters.

Mevrouw's Manhattan

Books of the Dutch Era

Books painting a portrait of New Amsterdam and its people - history, fiction, culture


Around the Web

New Netherland Institute

Offering research materials, historical resources, digital exhibits & public programs

New Netherland Institute

Fine Art of Len Tantillo

A display of Tantillo's extensive work recreating New Netherland.

Len Tantillo Art


Bill's Books

The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan
A Novel of New Amsterdam by Bill Greer


A "romp through the history of New Netherland that would surely have Petrus Stuyvesant complaining about the riot transpiring between its pages ... Readers are guaranteed a genuine adventure that will evoke the full range of human emotions. Once begun, they can expect to experience that rare difficulty in putting down a book before they have finished."

           -- de Halve Maen, Journal of the Holland Society of New York

About the Book
Sex, Suffrage & Scandal in Gilded Age New York


A nonfiction narrative of 1872 New York, a city convulsing with social upheaval and sexual revolution and beset with all the excitement and challenges a moment of transformation brings.

From Chicago Review Press, 2020
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