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Soon it will be time for a Nieuw Amsterdam / New Amsterdam Walking Tour

Posted: Mar 14, 2014 | 8:17 PM
by Jared Goldstein
6 weeks until King's Day, Holland's national holiday.

April 26th and thereabouts is a great time for a Dutch Nieuw Amsterdam Walking Tour of the
Downtown colonial district.

Here are just two of my favorite, surprising facts about New York City's dynamic Dutch heritage:

Did you know that the most popular language of Nieuw Amsterdam was French?  You'd think it would be Dutch!

Did you know that 1/3 of Nieuw Amsterdam's residents had some economic connection with alcohol?

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