lunes, 8 de septiembre de 2014

New Amsterdam Becomes New York, and Peter Stuyvesant Gets Over It: It’s been 350 years

(foto: New York Historical Society)

It was once an occasion worth marking—when, on September 8, 1664, the English took the city.  The bicentennial of the event was toasted with an elaborate New-York Historical Society dinner at the Cooper Institute, a welcome way to set aside the strains of the Civil War and President Lincoln’s reelection campaign.

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