New Amsterdam (Dutch New York). Author Johannes Vingboon (1639)
New Amsterdam (Dutch New York). Author Johannes Vingboon (1639)

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” 

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