- June: Captain Thijs Volchertz Mossel visits the region aboard the Jonge Tobias and leaves behind a black sailor, Jan Rodrigues, with the Rockaway Indians.
- Adriaen Block sails into New York Harbor and up the East River to Long Island Sound. His ship is burned, but friendly natives assist him in building his new vessel, the Onrust.
- Block and Hendrick Christiaensen create the first map of both Manhattan and Long Island.
|1612|| 17th century |