Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Reformed Church of Newtown, Queens

The Reformed Church of Newtown, Queens. Image 1
The Reformed Church of Newtown was founded in 1731 by Dutch-speaking farmers and tradesmen. New York had originally been "New Amsterdam," a Dutch Colony, and although the early members of Newtown were from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, they held their services in the Dutch language still common in the community then called "Newtown."... read more

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