History & Genealogy From a Particular Point of View

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In the 1500's the Age of European exploration led to the colonization of America. Italian navigator Verrazzano visited Narragansett Bay as early as 1524.

1607    England establishes a colony in Jamestown, Virginia.

1614    Captain Adrian Block visits Block Island

1620    The Mayflower brings the Pilgrims to Cape Cod beginning the settlement of Massachusettes throughout the 1620's