Albertus van Raalte

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This article is about the Dutch American minister. For the Dutch conductor, see Albert van Raalte.
Albertus Christiaan van Raalte (1811-1876)

Albertus Christiaan van Raalte (October 17, 1811, Wanneperveen, Netherlands – July 27, 1876, Holland, Michigan) was a 19th-century pastor in the Reformed Church in America. He led the Dutch immigrants who founded the city of Holland, Michigan in 1846 and played an important role in establishing the school that would become Hope College.

Reverend van Raalte's personal papers are housed at the Heritage Hall Archives of Calvin College.

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