Friday, September 11, 2009

NYC 400 and The Wonder City

A large piece of the mystery in The Wonder City centers around New York's Lenape origins and New Amsterdam's founding by the Dutch.  How fortunate that we launched our project during the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the New York Harbor.

Here's a great documentary, Pam clued us in on:

Plus a cool project which recreates an untouched Manhattan Island as Hudson would have seen it:

Check back as we start nerding out with some history-based "funny stories" involving our research trips for the Wonder City.

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