Museum to host talk on early leaders
Historian Leon DiMartino will talk at the Putnam History Museum in Cold Spring at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, about the four Dutch governors of the New Netherlands (later New York).
He’ll cover how Peter Minuit, Woulter Van Twiller, Wilhelm Kieft and Peter Stuyvesant organized and ran the colony the English would later take over. Admission is free for members and $10 otherwise.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.