Netherland Memorial Flagpole


This is a monumental granite flagstaff pedestal honoring the first Dutch settlers.West Side: "On the 22nd of April 1625 Amsterdam Chamber of the West Indies Company decreed the establishment and the creation of the adjoining farms the purchase of the Island of Manhattan was accomplished in 1626. Thus was laid the foundation of the City of New York."Front: "In testimony of ancient and unbroken friendship this flagpole is presented to the city of New York by the Dutch People 1926."

Dedication, Dec 6, 1926

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