Place:Flatlands, Kings, New York, United States


NameFlatlands
Alt namesNieuw Amersfoortsource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatlands,_Brooklyn
TypeNeighborhood
Coordinates40.617°N 73.933°W
Located inKings, New York, United States

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Nieuw-Amersfoort [1]

Nieuw-Amersfoort is een nederzetting in voormalig Nieuw-Nederland die gesticht werd in 1647. In 1654 kreeg Nieuw-Amersfoort rechten voor zelfbestuur. In hetzelfde jaar werd in het nabijgelegen Midwout een kerk gebouwd, zodat de inwoners niet langer de tocht naar Nieuw-Amsterdam hoefden te maken op zondag. De nederzetting staat tegenwoordig bekend als Flatlands in de borough Brooklyn in New York City.

New Amersfoort is a former settlement in New Netherlands which was founded in 1647. In 1654 received New Amersfoort rights for self-government. In the same year in the nearby Midwout a church, so the inhabitants no longer the trip to New Amsterdam had to make on Sunday. The settlement is now known as Flatlands in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Flatlands, Brooklyn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [2]

Hubbard Lane and Historic Flatlands [3]

Virtual tour of New Netherland : [4]

  • Outstanding guide to Flatlands family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.