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This lady saw old map of Mannahatta 1609.

This lady saw old map of Mannahatta 1609.

Welikia (pronounced “way-LEE-kee-uh” Hear Welikia pronounced) means “my good home” in Lenape, the Native American language of the New York City region at the time of first contact with Europeans.

Welikia (pronounced “way-LEE-kee-uh” Hear Welikia pronounced) means “my good home” in Lenape, the Native American language of the New York City region at the time of first contact with Europeans.

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Founding of New York | Inside the Apple: 1625: Fort Amsterdam and the Founding of New York

Founding of New York | Inside the Apple: 1625: Fort Amsterdam and the Founding of New York

Landscape ecologist Eric Sanderson and illustrator Markley Boyer used a British map from 1776 to create 3D images of how Manhattan looked in 1609.

Landscape ecologist Eric Sanderson and illustrator Markley Boyer used a British map from 1776 to create 3D images of how Manhattan looked in 1609.

Vintage 1609, Mannahatta as Henry Hudson found it, before the Dutch settle New Amsterdam (NYC), www.RevWill.com

Vintage 1609, Mannahatta as Henry Hudson found it, before the Dutch settle New Amsterdam (NYC), www.RevWill.com

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, DESIGN & DISAPPOINTMENT [ follow on instagram ]

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, DESIGN & DISAPPOINTMENT [ follow on instagram ]

Armed with an 18th-century map, a GPS and reams of data, Eric Sanderson has re-plotted the Manhattan of 1609, just in time for New York's quadricentennial.

Armed with an 18th-century map, a GPS and reams of data, Eric Sanderson has re-plotted the Manhattan of 1609, just in time for New York's quadricentennial.

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