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Migrations: Immigration into the Americas - Exploration

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  • Andries Lucasz Luycaszen (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)
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  • Cornelius H. 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 ...
  • Henry Hudson III, The Explorer (1575 - 1611)
    EVENT: Land sale: Founder of Muscovy Company (sponsered John Cabots voyages) This Henry, is identified as Henry Hudson the Explorer. His exploits and life are a matter of historical record. He was a ...
  • Hernán Cortés, I Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca (1485 - 1547)
    Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Oaxaca Valley (Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnaŋ korˈtes]; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the...


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. Cornelius H. Hendrickson