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    Society Annual Meeting at the Cornell Club. Wed April 6, 2016.
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    King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco! Everything and everyone turns ORANGE to celebrate not just King Willem-Alexander's birthday, but also Dutch culture and the Dutch way of life. Dutch King's Day San Francisco will be a fun-filled day with music, food, Heineken beer and a variety of great activities! Murphy Windmill Golden Gate Park SF, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM,  Sat, April 23, 2016
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    MidWest Branch Meeting. View the
    Strandbeest Exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center followed by lunch at Tavern at the Park. Sat April 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM.
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    New England Branch reception and luncheon at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA. Sunday May 15, 2016 12:00 PM.
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    Annual Banquet November 17, 2016. Details to follow.

     

Society News

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Robert Nostrand (Farmingdale, NY) passes away.
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Holland Society Portraits from Hudson 400 Celebration exhibited in Amsterdam
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Welcome to the Holland Society !

President's Newsletter for Spring 2016 now posted.
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Society Annual Meeting

The 130th Annual Meeting of the Holland Society of New York will be held on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM at the Holland Society of New York.  The Annual Meeting will be followed by the Annual Meeting Dinner at 6:00 PM at the Cornell Club.

Please join us in this celebration and to thank Gold Medalist for Distinguished Achievement, Stephen S. Wyckoff for his many contributions and his everlasting dedication to the Holland Society.

Please click here to pay to register for the Annual Meeting Dinner as Friends of the Society or guest of a member of the Society.

Membership Announcement: Results of the Special Meeting held on Thursday 10 December, 2015

During the Special Meeting held on Thursday 10 December, 2015, the membership voted in favor of accepting the new Constitution and By-laws. 196 Members voted in favor, 23 Members voted against and 2 Members abstained from voting. Thank you for sending in your votes and thoughts about this important matter. A summary below lists the major approved changes:

• The number of trustees is no longer fixed at 20 but may be a variable number between 12 and 21.
• The number of committees has been reduced from eighteen to nine, often by combining those with related functions.
• Appropriate term limits have been provided by officers and trustees.
• A Vice-President position will ensure continuity of leadership.
• The President will still be elected by our membership at large, but officers of Secretary and
Treasurer will be internally selected by the Board of Trustees.

It has been a number of years since our governing documents have been updated to help us most efficiently fulfill our mission. These revisions will help us conform to actual practice, update antiquated language, and support effective governance procedures.

To view the updated constitution please click here.
To view the updated by-laws please click here

President's Messages

Now available the President's Fall 2015 Newsletter to members and friends of the Society.
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Annual Meeting

Please save the date for the Annual Meeting on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at the Cornell Club in New York. More information to follow soon.

Visit the Holland Society Merchandise and Gift Section where you can make selections and purchase with Paypal.
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Dr. David W. Voorhees, editor of de Halve Maen, has been honored with a Knighthood by HRH Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. Click here for more information and photo
of Dr. Voorhees receiving
this honor.


Explore New York - Dutch history using a unique opportunity in collaboration with Google maps and the Henry Hudson 400 Foundation.
Read more about this
interactive map project . . .

 



 

Photo of de Halve Maen by Ted Speigel

 

 

 

 

President VanDerbeek
President Schenck

President's Messages
Read the President's Spring 2016 Newsletter to members and friends of the Society.
(posted 4/4/2016)
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Click here for a list
of Officers and Trustees
of the Society

New Society Project

HSNY announces Genetic Genealogy (DNA) Project. Purpose is to help people discover their ancestral roots as it pertains to the Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam.
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400th Anniversary Full Color Map of New Amsterdam
Now Available !


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information




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information

Dues Payment
To see a schedule of the 2016 membership dues and make a payment using PayPal and a Credit Card of your choice.
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