What and Where was New Netherland?

What was New Netherland? Where was it? Before delving into the promised exploration of Jersey City’s Dutch heritage, I’ll try to answer these crucial geographical questions with a gorgeous map.

(Nicolaas Visscher, c. 1684)
Novi Belgii Angliae Nec Non Partis Virginiae Tabula, Nicolaas Visscher, c. 1684 (Courtesy of Geheugen van Nederland).

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