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 »

When was the South Carolina colony founded?

South Carolina was founded as a royal colony in 1719 after having been a proprietary colony, which had been part of a Royal Grant awarded by King Charles II to supporters in 1633.Source:13 Original... Read More »

Colleges in Pennsylvania Founded When it Was Still a Colony?

Prior to becoming a state, Pennsylvania was known as the Province of Pennsylvania, an English colony also known as Pennsylvania Colony. It remained a colony until the United States of America was f... 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 »