Among its first settlers were Hendrick Christiaensen (who could be considered as
a founder of New York City) and Jan ...
Find out more about the history of New York City, including videos, ... The first
native New Yorkers were the Lenape, an Algonquin people who ... Fewer than
300 people lived in New Amsterdam when the settlement moved to Manhattan.
It was first settled by the Dutch in 1613, who built trading posts along the Hudson
River. The Dutch named the colony New Netherland. During the next ten years, ...
A History of the Colony of New York, dating back to New Netherlands under ... to
whom the territory was granted on its conquest from its first settlers, the Dutch. ...
Small settlements, in addition to those at New Amsterdam and Albany, were ...
The history of the city of New York from its foundation to the present. ...
Furthermore by no means all the early settlers were Dutch. They included
Walloons (from ...
Theodore Roosevelt > New York > I. Discovery and First Settlement. ... settlement
and conquest, while the most daring navigators were to be found in their ranks, ...
Possibly the first Europeans to visit New York Harbor were Vikings under Leif ...
The first attempt to settle came in 1624, when a group of settlers were sent by the
first settlements in the remarkable region which he made known to the world, and
which was ... told in the following pages from the historian of New York city.
... India Company were the first to settle the New York area, which was called
New Amsterdam at the time. The settlement originally started out on what is
Europeans first approached New York from both the sea and from Canada. ...
colony of New Netherland, with its chief settlements at New Amsterdam on the
lower tip ... into the American Revolution, New Yorkers were divided in their