Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
"Tower of Tears"
erected 1482 A.D.
April 4th.'1609 A.D.
on the vessel "Half Moon"
on that voyage of discovery
destined to bring him to
the harbor of New York
and the Hudson River
The Greenwich Village Historical Society
of New York City, U.S.A.
Catherine Parker Clivette, Founder
Semilla Jameson Heinzmann Sculptor
Erected 1927 by Greenwich Village Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration.
Location. 52° 22.584′ N, 4° 54.144′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Prins Hendrikkade, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Prins Hendrikkade 94, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 AE, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schreierstoren (a few steps from this marker); " 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer Spoorviaduct Oostertoegang Centraal Station / Railway Viaduct, Eastern Entrance, Central Station (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sint Olofskapel / Saint Olof's Chapel (about 150 meters away); Chet Baker (about 180 meters away); Bet van Beeren (about 210 meters away); Long-time Apothecary (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Joost van den Vondel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Henry Hudson, Voyage of the Half Moon, 1609
Also see . . . Henry Hudson (Wikipedia). Henry Hudson (c. 1565–1611) was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States. (Submitted on July 9, 2017.)
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