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Did You Know – 7 March 2016

What was the city of New York originally called?

What was the city of New York originally called?

A: The Dutch originally called the region New Netherland. New Amsterdam, which was established on Manhattan Island, later became New York City. The state is named for the Duke of York and Albany, who later became King James II. Source: sheppardsoftware.com

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