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September 2017

Diary of a Dutch Delegate Visiting the New American Republic Part II with Maria Rose

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bevier House Museum, 2682 Route 209
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Part II: Traveling from Philadelphia to Charleston and up the Hudson River: American every day life, social habits, and agriculture. Carel de Vos van Steenwijk left Amsterdam at the end  of June 1783 to accompany the first Dutch Ambassador to the United States, Pieter van Berckel, on his trip to the new American Republic. The 24-year-old De Vos, from a large and influential noble family in the eastern Netherlands, had no official position in the Embassy but was simply part…

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