North America. List of Dutch colonial forts and possessions

Written by Marco Ramerini

USA

CONNECTICUT:

Fort Goed Hope (Hartford): Fort Goed Hope, Fort Huis ter Hope

DELAWARE:

Prinseneiland, Moordenaarseiland (Murderer’s Island, Prince’s Island): Fort Wilhelmus

Fort Casimir (Newcastle): Nieuw Amstel, Fort Nieuwer Amstel, Fort Drie-eenheid

Altona, Altena (Wilmington): Fort Christina, Fort Altena

Blommaerts Kil, Horekil, Whorekill, Hoerenkill: Compagniesfort, Compagniesfort Whorekill

Swaenendael (Lewes):

MAINE:

Pentagouet:

Netherlands: Aug. 1674 – Sep. 1674

Mahaffie “A land of discord always: Acadia from its beginnings to the expulsion of its people 1604 – 1755” 

NEW JERSEY:

Fort Nassau (Gloucester):

Pavonia, Hoboken, Pavonia, Bergen (Jersey City):

Bommelerweert, Schoon Eylandt, Carrs Island, Juniosa Island, Hooge Eiland (Burlington Island):

NEW YORK:

Fort Nassau (Castle Island):

Fort Oranje or Orange (Albany):

Beverswijck, Beverwijck (Albany): Fort Beverwijck

Nieuw Amsterdam, Manhattos (New York): Fort Amsterdam

Rensselaerswijck (Rensselaer):

Colen Donck, Donck’s heer land, Djoncksheerland (The Yonkers):

Nieuw-Utrecht:

Staaten Eylandt (Staten Island):

Hastings, Newtown, Misput, Middelburg (Maspeth):

Wiltwyck, Sopus, Esopus (Kingston):

Rustdorp (Jamaica):

Heemstede (Hempstead):

Muscoota, Haarlem, Nieuw Haarlem (Harlem):

Gravesand (Gravesend):

Oostdorp, Westchester, Vreedland (Freedland):

Vlissingen (Flushing):

Nieuw-Amersfoort (Flatlands):

Midwout (Flatbush):

Boswijck (Bushwick):

Breukelen, Brookland (Brooklyn):

Nieu Dorp (Hurley):

(Tarrytown):

PENNSYLVANIA:

Fort Beversreede (Philadelpia):

Fort Nya Korsholm: 

CANADA

NEW BRUNSWICK:

Jemseg:

Netherlands: Aug. 1674 – Sep. 1674

Mahaffie “A land of discord always: Acadia from its beginnings to the expulsion of its people 1604 – 1755” 

About Marco Ramerini

I did historical research on the history of geographical exploration and colonialism, particularly on the spice islands, the Moluccas. I have designed and written some internet sites including the www.colonialvoyage.com site dedicated to the history of geographical exploration and colonialism. Then the site www.borghiditoscana.net dedicated to my region: Tuscany. As well as many other travel sites in different languages. Traveler, writer of online tourist guides. I research and write about history. Finally I am passionate about astronomy and photography.