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Augustine Herman’s Map of Virginia and Maryland – 1673

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…because sometimes archaeologists are the last to know. He had a house, gardens and warehouse in New Amsterdam (New York City). An ambassador (“The Czech”  Augustine Heerman, to the Dutch) he is sometimes attributed the introduction of tobacco to the Dutch. His warehouse location, reputedly between Bridge, and Pearl, Whitehall and Broad streets, was excavated in the 1980s prior to a large building going up.

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Written by georgejmyersjr

12/12/2011 at 7:06 pm

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