Presented by the New Amsterdam History Center
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
An on-line event
A conversation with author Russell Shorto and architectural historian Barry Lewis, moderated by Robert Snyder, Manhattan Borough Historian. Join us online for a lively discussion of the enduring legacy of the 40-year Dutch rule of New York City, 1624-1664. Shorto and Lewis will trade observations about how our democratic institutions, rule of law, hyphenated nationality, entrepreneurial spirit, multiculturalism, and vocabulary are indebted to our Dutch origins.
Conversation will be pre-recorded,with a Live Q+A to follow
Reservations Are Required: a Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants the day before the event.
Free for Patrons, Students and New York City Tour Guides.