1609 – Henry Hudson’s Voyage Up the Hudson


This famous Englishman set sail to find a passage through North America. His first two  voyages were funded  by the British government.   His third voyage was funded by the Dutch West India Company.  It was on his third voyage that he sailed into New York Harbor and up the river to the left of Manhattan.  Click on the image below to see more about this amazing man.


Hudson - the River that Defined America


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