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.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schreierstoren (a few steps from this marker); 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 Bet van Beeren (about 210 meters away); Anthoniespoort / St. Anthony's Gate (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Municipal Morgue (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Franz Liszt (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
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.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration •
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