The Not-So-Promised Land: The Dutch In Amelia County, Virginia, 1868-1880 (Historical Series Of The Reformed Church In America)

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After establishing a successful Dutch colony in Holland, Michigan, in 1847, Albertus Van Raalte turned his attention to the warmer climes of Amelia County, Virginia, where he attempted to establish a second colony. This volume by Janet Sheeres presents a carefully researched account of that colonization attempt with a thorough analysis of why it failed. Providing insights into the risks of new set...

Series: Historical Series of the Reformed Church in America (Book 79)
Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: Eerdmans (December 7, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0802871569
ISBN-13: 978-0802871565
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2798313
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu ebook

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This is an interesting book about a colony that failed. I was particularly interested in reading it, because my paternal ancestors were among those who "bought" the prospect of fertile, inexpensive land, ideal weather, long growing season, etc.That ...

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at books on successful colonies overlook, this is the first major study of the Amelia settlement.A well-told tale of high hopes but eventual failure, The Not-So-Promised Land concludes with a 73-page genealogy of everyone involved in the settlement, including their origins, marriages, births, deaths, denominations, occupations, and post-Amelia destinations.