A Colonial Trading Woman: Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse

Who was Margaret Philipse and why should we know her story?

Discover the biography of this forgotten New York power broker as scholars Dennis Maika and Nicole Maskiell share the surprising history of women in New Amsterdam and reveal the complicated truth about New York’s founding families and the legacy they left behind at Historic Hudson Valley’s Philipsburg Manor and elsewhere.

This documentary is made under the auspices of Historic Hudson Valley’s Women’s History Institute. Learn more about the work of the Women’s History Institute.

Featuring Dennis J. Maika, Ph.D. and Nicole Saffold Maskiell, Ph.D.
Directed by Leslie Dann and Guido Jiminéz-Cruz.
Written by Catalina Hannan.
Produced by Historic Hudson Valley.

Copyright 2023 Historic Hudson Valley. All rights reserved.
This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA Program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. Produced with the support of Verizon. Historic Hudson Valley is proud to be a grantee of ArtsWestchester with funding made possible by Westchester County government with the support of County Executive George Latimer.