Clients: Don Rittner (Fort Nassau)
Websites relating to client:
- Official Website for Don Rittner http://www.donrittner.com/Welcome.html
- Don Rittner’s Times Union Blog
- Don Rittner Wikipedia Page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Rittner
- Don Rittner on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drittner
Historical Maps of Fort Nassau
Courtesy of Don Rittner
Map Detail: “Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt”
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Caption: Map by Johannes Vingboons, “Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt,” showing location of abandoned Fort Nassau and Fort Orange on the mainland. The Library of Congress dates the map at 1639. John Wolcott believes the map was actually created earlier, probably in 1626. Image courtesy of Don Rittner.
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Caption: Cornelis Hendrickson’s 1616 map showing location of Fort Nassau. The area shown in this map is in the City of Albany today. Image courtesy of Don Rittner.
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Caption: Van Rensselaer Island (formerly “Castle Island”) in 1908. Now Port of Albany. Image courtesy of Don Rittner.