Written documentation of New York City's history began with the first European visitor Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524. European settlement began with the Dutch in 1609.
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Possibly the first Europeans to visit New York Harbor were Vikings under Leif Ericson around A.D. 1000, but if they arrived, they left no trace.
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The history of New York begins around 10,000 BC, when the first Native Americans arrived. By 1100 AD, New York's main native cultures, the Iroquoian and Algonquian ...
A SHORT HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY. By Tim Lambert. 17th Century New York. An Italian, Giovanni da Verrazano discovered New York Harbor in 1524. In 1609 an Englishman ...
Early History of New York City New York City in the 1800s New York City in the 1900s Early History of New York City Getting to the core of the “Big Apple” was ...
About the Course. New York City, growing from the small Dutch commercial settlement of New Amsterdam early in the seventeenth century into a bustling multi-cultural ...
For much more on New York state history, check out our Path Through History site. 1524 Explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, commissioned by the King of France, ...
History of New York City Lenape and New Netherland, to 1664 New Amsterdam British and Revolution, 1665–1783 Federal and early American, 1784–1854 ...