Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


The Dutch are Back!

[singlepic id=39 w=160 h=120 float=right]Sept 14: Nineteen flatbottom boats arrived in Nyack today recreating Henry Hudson’s voyage 400 years ago.  The flotilla arrived accompanied by music from a tiny dingy where a man played trumpet and greeted spectators at the Nyack Boat Club. The boats will hoist anchor and sail north near Hook Mountain and Nyack Beach State Park mid afternoon on Tues 9/15.  To see a slide show of the Dutch flotilla, click The Dutch spent about $10 million backing the event which included sending the flotilla across the Atlantic and up the Hudson to Albany. It’s all in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage of exploration on behalf of the Dutch East India Company.

[imagebrowser id=6]

See also: Journal News 9/15400 Years Later Still Proud of New Amsterdam, NYT 9/14

You May Also Like

The Villages

This week in the Villages Nyack school board candidates make their “closing arguments” to voters on a Zoom forum and right here on NN&V...

The Villages

This week in the Villages we examine the legal and ethical battle over New York City’s plan to house recent migrants in Hudson Valley...

The Villages

This week in the Villages we look at the upcoming Nyack school board election — asking and answering all the important questions. Plus, other...