Among its first settlers were Christiaan Hendriksen (who could be considered as
a founder of New York City) and Jan ...
The first native New Yorkers were the Lenape, an Algonquin people who hunted,
fished .... Many of these newcomers settled in New York City, revitalizing many ...
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
Theodore Roosevelt > New York > I. Discovery and First Settlement. ... He, his
craft, and his crew were all typical of the age,—an age fertile in adventure-loving
Immigrants, First Settlers. Origin and Settlement of New York Families ... (the
orphan); born at Leeuwarden, Friesland, they were in Germantown, PA., in 1690.
New York City became an important city during the Revolutionary War period and
for ... The discovery and first settlement of the area occurred in 1609 by Henry ...
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
Those first steps in the colonization of this territory were actually the follow up of a
... The worse one was her refusal to have the settlers dwell together in one ...
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 ...