Dr. Jaap Jacobs is a Professor in the University of St Andrews History Department with a specialization in the history of the Dutch Republic and its colonies. Dr. Jacobs has written several books, his most recent is “The Colony of New Netherland: A Dutch Settlement in Seventeenth-Century America.” Dr. Jacobs is currently working on a biography on Petrus Stuyvesant. He’ll discuss colonial fortifications from Kingston, NY northwards, ending with Schenectady.
This is a virtual program, which is free for SCHS members, otherwise $5. Registration is at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/programs
. A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the virtual program