New York's Early Explorers
Before New York was a state full of prosperous cities connected by roads, canals, and trains, it was an uncharted land untouched by explorers. This exciting volume delves into the journeys of the first intrepid travelers who sailed across the ocean to settle and develop the Empire State. Featured explorers include Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Giovanni da Verrazano. Also included are valuable primary source documents and maps from this exciting period of New York’s history.