This exhibition focuses on three European settlements-one English, one French, and one Spanish—that all began in the first decade of the 1600s and now are commemorating their 400th anniversaries.
1519 - Spanish encounter Tenochtitlan, Aztec city in central Mexico
1565 - Spanish settle Saint Augustine, Florida
1620 - English settle Plymouth, Massachusetts
1624 - Dutch settle New Amsterdam (later, New York)
1634 - French settle Trois-Rivières, Québec
1642 - French settle Montréal, Québec
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