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Migrations: Immigration into the Americas - Exploration

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  • Andries Lucasz Andriessen (1595 - 1648)
    Andries Luycassen was an interpreter on the 1638 voyage of the Kalmer Nykel with Pieter Minuit (brother of Lizabeth Minuit and brother -in-law to her husband Jan Andries Huyck). Also on board was Hendr...
  • David Pietersz de Vries (1593 - c.1662)
    Zie Wikipedia... David Pietersz de Vries was a Dutch navigator from Hoorn, Holland. In 1617 de Vries went on a whaling voyage to Jan Mayen. In 1620 he sailed to Newfoundland, and sold the dried ...
  • Captain Cornelius Lambertse Hendrickson (1572 - 1650)
    7808. Cornelius Hendrickson born about 1572 in Utrecht, Holland. He became a navigator and was the first white man to set foot on the soil of Pennsylvania and West Jersey. He was the discoverer of the ...
  • Conquistador, Gov. Francisco Vázquez de Coronado y Luján (1510 - 1554)
    Vázquez de Coronado y Luján (1510 - 22 September 1554) was a Spanish conquistador, who visited New Mexico and other parts of what are now the southwestern United States between 1540 and 1542. Coronado ...
  • Hernando de Soto y Arias de Tinoco (1500 - 1542)
    de Soto (c.1496/1497–1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who, while leading the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, was the first European docum...


Barry Fell, is most well known for his controversial work in New World epigraphy - three books which claim that many centuries before Christopher Columbus reached America, Celts, Basques, Phoenicians, Egyptians, and others were visiting North America.

Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact

Age of Discovery (1200-1600)

Exploration of the Americas

  1. John Cabot
  2. Ponce de León
  3. Vasco Núñez de Balboa
  4. Marco "Amerigo" Vespucci
  5. Giovanni da Verazzano
  6. Henry Hudson
  7. Captain James Cook
  8. George Vancouver
  9. Charles Wilkes
  10. Captain Cornelius Lambertse Hendrickson