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  New Utrecht History
New Utrecht was one of the six towns established by the Dutch and later combined by the British to form Kings County, New York.
New Utrecht was the last of six towns established by the Dutch in what is today Brooklyn, NY.
The land where the town of New Utrecht was later situated was purchased from the natives for 6 shirts, 2 pairs of shoes, 6 pairs of stockings, 6 adzes, 6 knives, 2 scissors and 6 combs.
www.historicnewutrecht.org /History.html   (767 words)

 New Utrecht Long Island New York
New Utrecht has always been a place of serene beauty and has been meticulous in building its streets to the point of geometric discipline.
New Utrecht is not content to live in the past; rather it uses tradition to build a sound future for its children.
New Utrecht is well set to continue its place of pride in the evolution of American society.
www.longislandexchange.com /brooklynqueens/newutrecht.html   (549 words)

 Utrecht.nl - English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Utrecht’s central location in the Netherlands makes it an attractive city to live in and a favourite enterprise location.
Utrecht University is the largest in the Netherlands.
Apart from plans to redevelop the area around the Central Station, Utrecht is building the largest housing area in the country (on one of the so-called Vinex locations).
www.utrecht.nl /smartsite.dws?id=13353&mw=995&w=18&p=&parFrom=13354&infFrom=0   (174 words)

The main drag, though, in the pre-1850 era was known as the Road From New Utrecht to Flatbush, which was literally true, since the borderline between the two towns lay approximately where today's 45th Street is today.
New homes are popping up along its route, but the street hasn't yet been closed, and you could still walk along its route.
Old New Utrecht Road continued in a generally southerly direction until it reached the junction of 18th Avenue, 53rd Street, and the Long Island Rail Road's Bay Ridge Branch.
www.forgotten-ny.com /Alleys/utrecht/utrecht.html   (899 words)

 H.S. 445 New Utrecht High School
But a large measure of the credit is due to the faculty, a third of whom are New Utrecht grads, and to its principal, Howard J. Lucks, who also teaches freshman biology and relishes connecting with his students.
All New Utrecht students are required to participate in the City University of New York's College Now program, which is designed to give high school kids access to college-level classes, and earn six to 12 credits before graduation.
New Utrecht also has a buzzing wood shop, a manufacturing center where general education and special needs students produce plaques, trophies, and medals, and a jewelry-making lab.
www.insideschools.org /fs/school_profile.php?id=1029   (1474 words)

 Ancestors of Maria Gulick - pafg05 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
In 1689 he was commissioned a lieutenant in New Utrecht by Lieutenant Governor Jacob Leisler, a controversial figure in American colonial history.
Utrecht to Flatbush, on the Flatbush side of the present boundary line between the towns, and on the farm late of Cornelius Bennet.
He was a member of the New Utrecht Dutch church in 1677 and a deacon in 1683, but seems not to be among those taking the oath of allegiance to the English Government in 1687.
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 Van Salee Part II
The line between New Utrecht and that part of Gravesend that belonged to Anthony Jansen strikes the bay at the old church in the extreme northwest part of the present Unionville.
New Utrecht included, eventually, the land of Fort Hamilton and the entire region of the Narrows; in recent years all of the enlarged New Utrecht Township became a part of the city of Brooklyn, and is now covered with dwellings.
That she was an estimable woman is suggested by the fact that her son Isaac, by her first husband, had become a prominent man in New Amsterdam before her second marriage, and had been made a schepen (magistrate) of the city of New Amsterdam, being one of the last schepens under Dutch rule.
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 ELEVENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As representative of New Utrecht, he appeared 9 October 1663 at New Amsterdam to warn of a gathering of 300 English at Jamica, and was in turn given a letter from the government to take back to New Utrecht.
In the next year Jan was Constable of New Utrecht, and in 1686 he was named in Governor Dongan's patent for the town.
Benjamin VAN_CLEEF\KLEEF was born in 1683 in New Utrecht.
www.thescenicroute.com /cmterrell/new/d906.htm   (290 words)

 New Utrecht, Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Utrecht is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.
Named after the city of Utrecht, Netherlands, it was first settled in 1657 and received its charter in 1661 when the entire region was part of the Dutch colony of New Netherland.
In 1683, when Kings County was established within the colony of New York, New Utrecht was one of its six original towns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Utrecht   (268 words)

 New York Forts: page 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New York City II - page 5
A new six-gun battery was added in 1779, and the river barricade was removed.
New entrenchments were dug along the old Patriot lines.
www.geocities.com /naforts/nycity.html   (3033 words)

 Bay Ridge, Brooklyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
So many new homes and stores have moved into the area that it is hard now to recall that in 1900 there were wide open spaces and farms here.
New groups are making Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst their place of busi-ness as well as their residence, adding new culture and ideas to the future history of the community The old town of New Utrecht has become home to all.
The new population was not content to live in houses without running water or burning kerosene lamps at night.
www.bayridge.com /community/history.htm   (5176 words)

 Church History
New Utrecht Reformed Church is one of the original churches of the Reformed Church in America and was established in 1677.
The Liberty Pole was first constructed in 1783 at the end of the American Revolution by the inhabitants of the Town of New Utrecht to commemorate their liberation from and withdrawal of British troops.
More information on the history of New Utrecht Reformed Church and the town of New Utrecht can be found at Friends of Historic New Utrecht and the New Utrecht Liberty Pole Association.
www.newutrechtchurch.org /history.htm   (305 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Gregory of Utrecht
In 744 St. Willibrord, the first Bishop of Utrecht, had died but had received no successor.
His relics were religiously kept at Utrecht, and in 1421 and 1597 were examined at episcopal visitations.
A large portion of his head is in the church of St. Amelberga at Sustern, where an official recognition took place 25 Sept., 1885, by the Bishop of Roermond (Anal.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07021a.htm   (495 words)

 BERGEN, Teunis Garret (1806-1881) Guide to Research Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
An unpublished manuscript written by Teunis Bergen on the history of New Utrecht, from the first settlers of the area to the mid 1800s.
The papers of Teunis Bergen contain correspondence regarding surveys of New Utrecht and a census taken in New Utrecht as well as correspondence with other law offices and as the town supervisor.
Some of the historical research believed to be used for “History of New Utrecht” include translations of Dutch Colonial documents, a military history of New Utrecht containing a list of officers (1664-1821) and notes on church histories.
bioguide.congress.gov /scripts/guidedisplay.pl?index=B000406   (764 words)

 New Utrecht High School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Utrecht High School is a coeducational public high school in Brooklyn, New York City, serving approximately 3250 pupils.
New Utrecht was founded as a boys-only school in 1915.
In its accountability status report for 2004-2005, New York's state education department classified New Utrecht as a 'school requiring academic progress' in mathematics, but as a 'school in good standing' for language arts and overall graduation rate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Utrecht_High_School   (201 words)

 Brooklyn, New York, city profile
Despite being part of the City of New York, Brooklyn in character is its own city, as opposed to the Bronx which historically and characteristically could be better described as a northern extension of Manhattan.
New York only changed from a British colony to an American state with the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
In the space of a decade, it annexed the Town of New Lots in 1886, the Town of Flatbush, the Town of Gravesend, and the Town of New Utrecht in 1894, and the Town of Flatlands in 1896.
www.newyorkcity-realestate.com /citytour/NY/Brooklyn.php   (707 words)

 Rent-Direct.com: NY Apartment Brooklyn apartments Bensonhurst, New Utrecht, Bath Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This area was originally called New Ultrecht and farmed by a family called the Bensons.
New Utrecht remained a remote and rather independent farming village until the late 1800s, supplying fresh produce to the metropolis of Brooklyn.
Today, New Utrecht is a neighborhood within the area of Bensonhurst.
www.rent-direct.com /Brooklyn_Apartments/bensonhurst-new-utrecht.html   (686 words)

Jacob first moved to New Utrecht, LI, NY, where he was listed as a Deacon in the Reformed Dutch Church there in 1713 and as an Elder in 1715 and 1717.
He was living in New Utrecht when he took the oath of allegiance in 1687.
born in New York and residing under the jurisidiction of Breuckelen, and was baptised 15 March 1651 at the Reformed Dutch Church of New York (wit.: Frederick Lubbertszen "en syn huys vr.", Jochem Pieterszen, and Pieter Anthony), a son of Cors Pieterszen and Tryntje Hendricks.
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 New York Architecture Images- SEARCH- brooklyn
In 1886 the town of New Lots was annexed to this union, followed in 1894 by the towns of Flatbush, Flatlands, New Utrecht, and Gravesend.
Of the 7,000 acres of land in the original Gravesend, 3,500 were farm land, 300 woodland, and the balance salt meadows and a ridge of sandhills near the seashore.
Later a new courthouse was erected and used until the seat of justice was removed to North Hempstead.
www.nyc-architecture.com /BKN/BKN.htm   (2614 words)

 Emblem Project Utrecht: What’s New?
The Emblem Project Utrecht was discussed in two recent publications: the proceedings of September 2002's congress of the Society for Emblem Studies (Peter Boot's article on the use of XML at the EPU is available here) and in the proceedings of the September 2003 meeting of emblem digitisation projects at Wolfenbüttel.
The EPU Public Index Feature is a facility which allows scholars, external to the Emblem Project Utrecht, to define their own indexes to the site.
Another conference where some aspects of the Emblem Project Utrecht have been discussed is Digital Resources in the Humanities 2003 conference in Gloucestershire (31-08-2003 to 03-09-2003).
emblems.let.uu.nl /emblems/html/new.html   (1462 words)

Ground maintenance is done through the kindness of volunteers from the church and Friends of Historic New Utrecht.
New Utrecht Cemetery is still active but, due to space limitations, only the burial of cremation urns is allowed.
Frost is incorrectly labeled as ‘St. John’s Lutheran’ and that it in fact refers to New Utrecht Cemetery.
www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com /Cemetery/StJohnLutheran.html   (8408 words)

 Preservation Online: Today's News
During the Revolutionary War, British soldiers used the New Utrecht Reformed Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., not for divine inspiration, but as a hospital and prison, occasionally taking idle shots at the church’s weathervane.
The Friends of Historic New Utrecht (FHNU), founded in 1997 to raise awareness about the church's history, has raised a significant portion of the estimated $2.6 million required to bolster the flagging structure and restore deteriorated stonework and other historic elements.
The restoration's first stage, expected to be completed this year, will focus on repairing the roof trusses, replacing the roof itself, and stabilizing the church tower, with both interior and exterior work to continue in 2007.
www.nationaltrust.org /magazine/archives/arc_news_2006/050906.htm   (679 words)

 News - New Utrecht Reformed Church
BROOKLYN - New Yorkers can help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of "Bethlehem Comes to Bensonhurst," a half-century after the first "Living Nativity" was placed on the lawn of the New Utrecht Reformed Church.
She also received a $21,000 check from the historic organization, Friends of Historic New Utrecht, to be used toward restoration of the New Utrecht sanctuary, which dates to 1828.
Rose Giannini Lood, holding roses given to her by Boy Scout Troop 20 in the New Utrecht Reformed Church Parish Hall where a celebration of her 90th birthday was held while construction continues during a $2 million repair and restoration of the nearby sanctuary, which dates back to 1828.
www.newutrechtchurch.org /news   (2445 words)

 Jan Willem van Dop new chairman of FC Utrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
According to Van Dop, his new employer is the Dutch football club number four with regard to the size of the supporters group and, considering the regional economic prospects, he sees more possibilities for growth.
Last year, after an interim period, Sturkenboom was assigned to the function of FC Utrecht's chairman by the board of commissioners.
The commissioners thought it would be useful to keep Sturkenboom as an adviser for the club until the end of this year because of his long history with the club.
www.fc-utrecht.nl /english/upToDate/news/2005/05/janWillemVanDopNewChairmanOfFCU.html   (516 words)

 New York Daily News - News & Views Columnists - Bill Bell: Living Nativities are a kind of miracle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Her church uses the same animals as New Utrecht Reformed, but because of the added distance from New Jersey, they cost $725.
What has kept the Nativity tradition alive at New Utrecht, one of the city's most celebrated churches, is the cooperation it receives from Boy Scout Troop 20 and the Friends of Historic New Utrecht, a community preservation group.
Casting is no problem: Boy Scouts serve as shepherds, and for the past five years, church members Michelle Paradies and her husband, Manfred Eller, have portrayed Mary and Joseph.
www.nydailynews.com /news/col/story/478595p-402622c.html   (781 words)

 Church Closure Forces Schoolkids Outside (Corrected)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The kids shivered in cold weather because the New Utrecht Reformed Church sanctuary has been closed for one year awaiting repairs.
In 2004 New Utrecht Reformed Church has received grant monies to save the church.
Friends of Historic New Utrecht is an educational and civic group seeking to preserve the remaining structures of the old Town of New Utrecht.
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 New Utrecht Reformed Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Utrecht Reformed Church is the fourth oldest church in Brooklyn, New York.
The church was established in 1677 in the town of New Utrecht and is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, a Protestant denomination.
The present church was built in 1828 of stones taken from the original church built in 1700.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Utrecht_Reformed_Church   (211 words)

 Phanos FC Utrecht's new main sponsor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Estate enterprise Phanos in Houten is FC Utrecht's new main sponsor.
The choice of FC Utrecht is a logical one, according to Ensing.
Coming Sunday, in the home match against FC Twente, FC Utrecht will be playing for the first time with the Phanos logo on their shirt.
www.fc-utrecht.nl /english/upToDate/news/2005/04/phanosFCUtrechtsNewMainSponsor.html   (424 words)

 Friends of Historic New Utrecht
Our mission is to perpetuate the historical and cultural contributions of the Town of New Utrecht through education, preservation and restoration.
It is through the collaborative efforts of the Friends of Historic New Utrecht (FHNU) that this is possible.
Friends of Historic New Utrecht supports the efforts of other historical societies in Brooklyn, New York to educate, preserve and restore Brooklyn's rich history.
www.historicnewutrecht.org   (126 words)

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