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Early Voyages to New England (1600's)

Images of the type of sailing vessels used to cross the Atlantic Ocean in the 1600's.

Early Towns & Communities in North America

The early pioneer settlers built the first homesteads, schools, churches, businesses, towns, roads, bridges ...

Garrison House, Dover, New Hampshire (c. 1675)

An example of an early New England family home that was also used as a Garrison House for protection against attacks from Native American Indian tribes.

Early Transportation by Stagecoach

As soon as roads were built and well enough developed - horse drawn stagecoaches were used to transport passengers, mail and goods between towns and across regions.

Notable & Famous Descendants of Early New England Settlers

Early New England Settlers - Thomas Brigham [Susan & Ellen ship - 1635; Massachusetts] & Mercy Hurd/Heard - were ancestors of:

1) John Davis (1787-1854), Governor of and Senator from Massachusetts.
2) Paul Brigham (1746-1824), Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Vermont.
3) Asa Brigham (1788-1844), Signer of the Texas Constitution of 1832, Declaring Independence from Mexico.