Articles about destinations of Dutch emigrants

In the nineteenth century, most people tended to emigrate in groups and established Dutch settlements. These can be found throughout the United States. Some of the popular destinations are described here.

Australia

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The Dutch first discovered Australia in 1606, exactly 400 years ago. Since then, many Dutchmen have emigrated to Australia. Most of them left the Netherlands after World War II. … [Read more...]

Clymer, NY

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Clymer is a predominantly Dutch village in the western part of New York State. Because it was relatively close to New York City, it became a popular destination for Dutch emigrants in the nineteenth century. Most of the early settlers came from the eastern part of Gelderland. … [Read more...]