This amazing, interactive map from the Smithsonian and the David Rumsey Collection gives you an overlaid, “spyglass” view of New York City as it was mapped out in 1836 and as it is today. It really shows how much of the original Castello Plan still remains. The expansion of...
The Reformed Church in Hyde Park was formerly known as the Stoutenburgh Religious Society.
Ric Burns documentary, "NEW YORK: A DOCUMENTARY FILM," is a special presentation of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE with over 400 years of New York history.
I came across an interesting bit of information recently that I thought was worth sharing here. It’s from the Library of Congress and it’s a history of the Dutch in America from 1609 to 1664.