Thursday, June 18, 2009

Henry Hudson 400

2009 marks the 400th anniversary of explorer Henry Hudson's voyage to what is now New York City. His exploration up the Hudson River laid the claim for the Dutch colony of New Netherland and the town of New Amsterdam.

The Henry Hudson 400 Foundation, a joint effort by New York and Amsterdam, has created a bilingual website to commemorate the event, including an interactive map to retrace Hudson's famous voyages:

Previously on Cartophilia: Manhattan Euro

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