May 11, 1647: Peter Stuyvesant arrives in New Amsterdam, ten months after being appointed to the governorship of New Netherlands colony by the Dutch States-General.
Unknown artist, Petrus (Peter) Stuyvesant (1611/12-1672), n.d. Oil on panel. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Robert Van Rensselaer Stuyvesant, 1909.2
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