September 14, 2016

Welcome to New York City, 1609

Welcome to New York City, 1609 is a fascinating look at 17th Century New Netherland (New York)
"Have you ever wondered what New York was like before it was a city? Find out here, by navigating through the map of the city in 1609. You can find your block, explore the native landscape of today’s famous landmarks, research the flora and fauna block by block, and help our team continue to rediscover 1609."
To take a virtual walk around the city, the Welikia Project  encompasses all of New York City, including the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island, and surrounding waters.

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