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The Dutch colonists often named their settlements in New Netherland after towns in their native country.
De Nederlandse kolonisten vernoemden hun nederzettingen in Nieuw-Nederland vaak naar steden uit hun moederland

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The Dutch colonists often name their settlements in New Netherland after towns in their native country.

Place name data was gathered from materials on the New Netherland Project site (http://www.nnp.org) of the New York State Library, Albany, NY. Map information was drawn from items in the Perry-Casteñada Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps) and was modified by Olga Smirnova for illustration purposes.



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De Nederlandse kolonisten vernoemden hun nederzettingen in Nieuw-Nederland vaak naar steden uit hun moederland
The Dutch colonists often name their settlements in New Netherland after towns in their native country

  De Atlantische Wereld Home >> De Nederlanders in Amerika, 1609-1664 >> Verkenning en ontdekking >> De Nederlandse kolonisten vernoemden hun nederzettingen in Nieuw-Nederland vaak naar steden uit hun moederland

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De Nederlandse kolonisten vernoemden hun nederzettingen in Nieuw-Nederland vaak naar steden uit hun moederland.

Informatie over plaatsnamen werd verkregen via de site van het Nieuw Nederland Project (http://www.nnp.org) van de New York State Library, Albany, NY. De cartografische informatie werd verkregen uit stukken van de Perry-Castenada Library Map Collection van de University of Texas in Austin (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps) en is door Olga Smirnova aangepast voor illustratiedoeleinden.