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Getting to know the Connecticut River
Getting to know the Connecticut River
Author: Elizabeth Gemming
In 1614, the Dutch fur trader, Adriaen Block, sailed up the Connecticut River. Friendly Indians greeted him adn showed him their beautiful furs. Block named the area New Netherlands and rushed back to Holland with news of his discovery. The same year the Englishman Captain John Smith explored the coastal areas around Cape Code. He named teh ...  more »
ISBN: 231768
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 69
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Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan Inc
Book Type: Hardcover
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