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America's Dutch roots with a historian

America's Dutch roots with a historian

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I’m a historian who specializes in early modern history, with a focus on the city of Amsterdam. I started organizing tours in the city with Walking Histories in 2016. The connection between Amsterdam's past and the early history of the United States is fascinating and still traceable through the city's streets and buildings. So lets go for a walk, and find this hidden history!
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What we’ll do

We’ll meet at the Herenmarkt and then set off to trace the early history of the United States through the streets of Amsterdam. We’ll discover how New Amsterdam became New York, why the Pilgrim Fathers first came to Amsterdam, and why John Adams spent several years in the city before he became America’s second president. We’ll learn the history of Amsterdam’s connection to the U.S. through…

What else you should know

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What I’ll provide

Drinks
A drink at a historic pub

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Where you'll be

After a short introduction, we’ll walk along the beautiful Amsterdam canals to visit the places that helped shaped the early history of the United States. We'll also find some hidden landmarks along the way.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Make sure to dress for the weather and don't forget to bring your camera.

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America's Dutch roots with a historian
37 reviews
£39/person
37 reviews
£39/person