New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_D47_NE44
A statue of Henry Hudson at the Exchange Court Building in New York City. Photograph taken circa 1900.
What do you think this man was like?
How is his clothing alike and different from clothing men wear today?
How are his clothes suited to his work?
Why would someone make a statue of him?
Why would this statue be located in New York City instead of, say, Los Angeles?
Where did Henry Hudson travel on his four voyages of exploration?
English Language Arts: What happened to Henry Hudson? Finish his story. Start your historical fiction account when he was sent adrift in Hudson Bay with seven companions, one gun, some powder and shot, an iron pot, some meal, and a chest of carpenter’s tools.
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Gleason, Carrie. Henry Hudson: Seeking the Northwest Passage. New York: Crabtree, 2005. ISBN: 0778724085, 0778724441
Goodman, Joan Elizabeth.Beyond the Sea of Ice: The Voyages of Henry Hudson. New York: Mikaya Press, 1999. ISBN: 0965049388.
Linehan, Stephen. New Netherland: An Exploration of Past and Present: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for the 4th Grade
. Albany, NY: New Netherland Museum, 2004. ISBN: 0974822302. (Available at http://www.newnetherland.org
Petrie, Kristin. Henry Hudson. Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. Co., 2007. ISBN: 159679741X.
Smalley, Carol Parenzan. Henry Hudson. Hockessin, Del.: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2006. ISBN: 1584154799
West, Tracey. Voyage of the Half Moon. New York: Silver Moon Press, 1993. ISBN: 1881889181