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Web Sites

Colonial Period

13 originals: http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html
This site has short essays on each of the original 13 colonies in chronological order of settlement.
Digital Archive of American Architecture: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/fa267.html
This site has reconstructions of 17th century houses, churches, and business buildings.

Roanoke

First English Settlement in the New World: http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/ncsites/english1.htm
This site has a lengthy and thorough history of the Roanoke settlements. A Table of Contents at the top of the page links to smaller sections.

Jamestown

Virtual Jamestown: http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/page2.html
This site has lots of material on the original Jamestown, including maps, writings, tools, etc.

New England

The Pilgrim Colony Archive Project: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/users/deetz/home2.htm
The University of Virginia provides this site for a more detailed look at the Puritans. It is nicely organized as a map of rooms (in a house of the period), with a different archive in each room. Example: grave art.

New Netherland

Virtual tour of New Netherland: http://www.nnp.org/vtour/index.html
This is a virtual tour of the early settlements of New Netherland. It is provided by the New Netherland Project of the New York State Library and the Holland Society of New York.

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