New York When It Was Still Amsterdam
Here's how Amsterdam turned into New York overnight. New Amsterdam was renamed New York on September 8, 1664, in honor of the then Duke of York (later James
1767 Map of New York City
Reproduction print of a vintage 1767 map of New York City. Lab printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Matte paper. Some of the small type may not be completely legible at the sizes smaller than 30x45 inches. Sizes 20x30 inches and smaller ship flat in a cardboard box. Sizes larger than 20x30 inches ship loosely rolled in a rigid tube. All mounted/framed prints ship flat. Additional sizes and customization may be available, contact us for more info.
A British map of New York City (1776) - Vivid Maps
"A Plan of the City and Environs of New York in North America." Related posts: - Interactive map of New York City in the year 1609 - New Netherland settlements & areas of influence (1614 - 1674)...
Drawing on the Past: Enlivening the Study of Historical Geography at maps.nypl.org
On behalf of The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, the NYPL’s Director of Digital Strategy and Scholarship and our partners EntropyFree LLC, I am proud to announce the launch of maps.nypl.org
1660 New Amsterdam atop 2013 New York
What County Am I In? What City Am I In? What Township Am I In? Google Maps & Search: County Lines, ZIP Codes, Township Range, Genealogy. Custom maps.
Map of New York city (1775)
New York was still a town when this map was published in 1775, and it was already a thriving centre of business. The Great Fire of 1776 destroyed most of the buildings and businesses between Broadway and the Hudson River. Gift of the Bain family, 2008 Title: A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich on the North or Hudson's River and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort and Battery, with the True Form and…
The town was first built by Dutch settlers in the mid-17th century. It was the Wild West three-and-half centuries ago -- traders and tradesmen on the far frontier of Colonial America, living in an uneasy balance with the diverse Iroquois.
Map Found Overseas May Offer Rare Glimpse of Revolutionary-Era New York... shows British-occupied New York in the summer of 1776, the period between the Battle of Brooklyn and the Battle of Harlem Heights. Adamson said he believes the document was part of a working military field map at the time.
Wired New York Forum
I keep coming across terrific maps of NYC past. Here are a few ... feel free to post what other maps you might find. The Great Fire of 1776: http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Image/Map/1776greatfire.jpg Manhattan Places of Worship 1797:
From New Amsterdam to NYC — NEW AMSTERDAM STORIES
Lower Manhattan has changed a lot since the days when it was known as New Amsterdam. But it’s still possible to walk the same streets the Dutch walked in the 1600s.