Netherlands Memorial

Netherlands Memorial (HM91I)

Location: New York, NY 10004 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.262', W 74° 0.883'

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On the 22nd of April 1625 the Amsterdam Chamber of the West India Company decreed the establishment of Fort Amsterdam and the creation of ten adjoining farms. The purchase of the Island of Manhattan was accomplished in 1626. Thus was laid the foundation of the City of New York.

Text on North Side:
In testimony of ancient and unbroken friendship this flagpole is presented to the City of New York by the Dutch people - 1926.
HM NumberHM91I
Year Placed1926
Placed ByDutch People
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583233 N 4506406
Decimal Degrees40.70436667, -74.01471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.262', W 74° 0.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 15.72" N, 74° 0' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646, 516, 347,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-3 Battery Pl, New York NY 10004, US
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