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History of New York City (prehistory–1664) - Wikipedia


Among its first settlers were Hendrick Christiaensen (who could be considered as a founder of New York City) and Jan ...

New York City - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


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.

A Brief History of the Colony of New York, 1609-1692


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 ...

History of New York City, New York - United States History


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  ...

A History of New York City - Broadway Show Tickets


Jan 1, 2016 ... The first person to visit the area which is now known as New York City was ... The discovery and first settlement of the area occurred in 1609 by ...

Dutch Settlement Of New York - World History International


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.

Migrations of Original Settlers in New York - RootsWeb - Ancestry.com


Immigrants, First Settlers. Origin and Settlement of New York Families ... (the orphan); born at Leeuwarden, Friesland, they were in Germantown, PA., in 1690.

Dutch Colonization


Unlike New York City and Albany, however, where the traces of colonization can be ... In 1609, two years after English settlers established the colony of Jamestown in ... In the lower Hudson Valley, where more colonists were setting up small farms, ... In the 1630s and early 1640s, the Dutch Director Generals carried on a ...

The Official Web Site for The State of New Jersey | A Short History of ...


The Dutch, Swedes, and Finns were the first European settlers in New Jersey. Bergen ... For many years, New Jersey shared a royal governor with New York.

History of New York State/Pre-Colonial History and the "Province of ...


The arrival of European settlers would dramatically change the ... their power after the Dutch, French and British came to New York. The Iroquois were able to adopt the ...

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A History of New York City - A World History Encyclopedia


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 ...

I. Discovery and First Settlement. 1609-1626.. Roosevelt, Theodore ...


Theodore Roosevelt > New York > I. Discovery and First Settlement. ... settlement and conquest, while the most daring navigators were to be found in their ranks, ...

Who were the first Europeans to settle New York? | Reference.com


... 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 called.