09 Jun

The Archaeology of New Amsterdam and Its Environs

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Ann-Marie Cantwell and Diana diZerega Wall
Event Location: 
Governors Island (meet at ferry: Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, New York)
Event Sponsor: 
The New Amsterdam History Center

Archeologists Anne-Marie Cantwell, Emerita Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, and Diana diZerega Wall, a historical archaeologist and Professor of Anthropology at City College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will offer a lecture and slide show about the archaeology of New Netherland in the greater New York area, including sites in Manhattan and the four boroughs.

It will be combined with a visit to the site on Governors Island where a Dutch windmill once stood.

Participation: $15 for NAHC Members; $25 for non-members
RSVP by June 1, 2017, to [email protected] or call Libby Tatum at 212-233-1245