Schenectady County Historical Society

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Virtual Talk: An Upright Stockade and a Small Breastwork: Fortifications in New Netherland

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 A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the virtual program

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