This area was called New Netherland.
The population density was 3, The racial makeup of the city was There were 8, households in the city. The average household size was 2. In the city, It continued to be a center for carpet-making in the 20th century, when the Bigelow-Sanford and Mohawk Mills Carpet companies both were located in Amsterdam, but these companies have relocated to other regions.
Founded in as the Connecticut Leather Company, Coleco went bankrupt  in after a failed attempt to enter the electronics market, and pulled out of Amsterdam, as well as its other North American manufacturing sites.
The enclosed shopping center is named the Amsterdam Riverfront Center. Once filled with clothing shops, the mall complex has been adapted for offices of doctors, public assistance services, community organizations, a radio station WCSSand an off-track betting site.
Transportation[ edit ] Amsterdam is at the convergence of State Routes 530 and Amtrak passenger trains Maple Leaf and two unnamed trains in each direction to and from Niagara Falls, New York make stops at the Amsterdam station. Places of interest[ edit ].Amsterdam, often called "the Venice of the North,” is one of Europe's most historic and romantic cities.
Recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Amsterdam is dotted with stunning Golden Age architecture, surrounded by charming 17th century canals. Operating as the main Theatre for Walt Disney, the New Amsterdam Theatre is a wonderful place to catch the hottest productions!
Located in the heart of New York City, you can see the oldest Broadway theatre in all it's glory. ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK (NEO-EBORACENSIS).
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Some history from Wikipedia. Fort Amsterdam (subsequently named Fort James, Fort Willem Hendrick, Fort James (again), Fort William, Fort Anne and Fort George) was a fort on the southern tip of Manhattan that was the administrative headquarters for the Dutch and then British rule of New York from until being torn down in after the American Revolution.
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