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Columbus discovers the New World - lands in San Salvador  
1492  
Ponce de Leon landed near St. Augustine, FL (never found the fountain of youth)  
1513  
Francisco Coronade discovered the Grand Canyon  
1540  
Hernando de Soto discovered the Mississippi River  
1541  
Juan Cabrillo of Spain discovers California (Spain claims San Diego area)  
1542  
Spain founded St. Augustine, FL (oldest town in USA)  
1565  
Jamestown Colony was founded  
1607  
Delaware was found by Henry Hudson  
1609  
Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock (Mayflower Compact)  
1620  
First Thanksgiving by the Pilgrims  
1621  
Dutch bought Manhattan ($24 worth of trinkets, beads & rum)  
1626  
Puritans settled in Massachusetts Bay  
1630  
Quakers began settling in PA  
1682  
Salem, MA witch trials  
1692