In what year was Iceland settled?

Answer It is believed that Iceland was first settled in the later ninth century by Norwegian Vikings. The Vikings discovered the island in 874 while looking for arable land, and by 930, Iceland's first pa... Read More »

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Why Was Delaware Settled?

Delaware, one of the 13 original colonies and the first to adopt the United States Constitution, has a colorful history. Europeans began exploring the area in the 16th and 17th centuries. An explo... Read More »

Who settled the colony of new hampshire?

According to the New Hampshire Almanac, New Hampshire was established as a fishing colony in 1623. It was planned by captain John Mason under the authority of an English land grant. The colony was ... Read More »

What was the first town that was settled in Tennessee?

Former residents of Virginia and North Carolina established the first settlements in Tennessee in 1769. Of these early settlements, Jonesboro, in the eastern part of the state in the Watauga River ... Read More »

Who settled in the Catskill mountains?

Evidence of people in the Catskills dates back 8,000 to 10,000 years. The first tribes known tribes to occupy the region were Mohican, Delaware and Iroquois. The first European settlers were Dutch.... Read More »