Holland America Line founded as the Nederlandsch-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Maatschappij & offered its first trans-Atlantic crossing from New York to Rotterdam in 1872. Thousands of Dutch immigrants arrived in the U.S. with ships like these in the 19th & early 20th century.  Poster, ca. 1880

Holland America Line founded as the Nederlandsch-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Maatschappij & offered its first trans-Atlantic crossing from New York to Rotterdam in

Old passenger rail car outside of Pier 21 in Halifax, Canada's immigration center! This and much more over at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lmu2FMWJDZM

Old passenger rail car outside of Pier 21 in Halifax, Canada's immigration center! This and much more over at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lmu2FMWJDZM

Dutch immigrants in Pier 21 waiting hall  Photo courtesy of Pier 21

Dutch immigrants in Pier 21 waiting hall Photo courtesy of Pier 21

Pier 21 - Limited Edition Fine Art Print.

What if I was sitting there, and you could see me cry.

Pier 21: The Gateway that Changed Canada

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Pier The Gateway that Changed Canada

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