Saturday, May 13, 2017

Jamestown settlers arrive

Jamestown settlers arrive » 1607

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On December 6, 1606, the journey to Virginia began on three ships: the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery. In 1607, 104 English men and boys arrived in North America to start a settlement. On May 13 they picked Jamestown, Virginia for their settlement, which was named after their King, James I.

A Short History of Jamestown - Historic Jamestowne Part of Colonial ...

The Jamestown[1]settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. William Kelso writes that Jamestown "is where the British Empire began."[2] Jamestown was established by the Virginia Company of London…

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