Who founded the virginia colony?

Answer The Virginia colony was founded in 1607 when colonist John Smith sailed to and established the first permanent settlement at Jamestown. While the settlement at Roanoke Island predates Jamestown, th... Read More »

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When was the New Hampshire colony founded?

New Hampshire was founded in 1623 when two groups of English settlers sent by Captain John Mason started a fishing village near the Piscataqua River. New Hampshire was originally called North Virg... Read More »

Who founded the New Hampshire colony?

An English land grant led Captain John Mason to begin establishing a fishing colony in present-day New Hampshire in 1623. Under Mason's orders, two groups of settlers simultaneously established sep... Read More »

Who founded the colony of Pennsylvania?

William Penn founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1682, naming it after his deceased father. Penn hoped to create a colony that allowed political and religious freedom; he intended the colony also... Read More »

Who founded the colony of South Carolina?

According to the History of the USA and Carolana websites, South Carolina was founded by William Sayle. Sayle was the former governor of Bermuda and the governor of Barbados. He brought three ships... Read More »