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A Brief History of Immigration in New York

Beginning in the 17th century when ‘New Amsterdam’ was established as a trading outpost on Manhattan Island in 1626, successive waves of migrants have passed through New York City, in search of a new life in America. Later renamed New York by the British, the city continued to grow throughout a turbulent 18th century establishing [...]

By | 2017-06-28T13:01:57+00:00 June 28th, 2017|NYC History|0 Comments

Meet Lady Liberty, New York’s real star

Arguably one of the most iconic symbols of American history,  the Statue of Liberty stands proudly upon Liberty Island in New York Harbor.  Lady Liberty was originally gifted to the US by France in 1886 as a celebration of the common values that united both countries during the French and the American Revolution. What is [...]

By | 2017-06-05T07:47:39+00:00 June 5th, 2017|NYC History, Places of Interest|0 Comments