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Monday, September 08, 2014

September 8, Anniversary of NY Re-Christening

illustration author: Roman Muradov
(NY Times)
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September 8, 1664: English soldiers took control of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam on Manhattan. The place was re-christened: New York. The Dutch spirit of religious tolerance and free enterprise was kept, and has remained forever the unique character of this city. A superb column authored by Russel Shorto in today's NY Times, dedicated to this anniversary:

(New York, New York)


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