Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'New Amsterdam': Dutch colonization of the Americas New York City Dutch Republic Fort Amsterdam Manhattan New Netherland Territory (administrative division) Governors Island 1609 Dutch East India Company Henry Hudson September 11 States-General of the Netherlands Dutch West India Company Willem Verhulst Peter Minuit Fur trade Hudson River Connecticut River Delaware River England Tri-State Region New Amsterdam Peter Stuyvesant Seal of New York City Half Moon (ship) New York Bay Northern Sea Route Fur North American Beaver Europe Felt Castoreum 38th parallel north 45th parallel north Adriaen Block Albany, New York Beverwyck Fort Nassau Fortification Cryn Fredericks Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Battery Park Bowling Green (New York City) Landfill Dutch guilder Lenape Legend Mahican Mohawk nation