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Third Lord de la Warr and the first governor of the Virginia. Exploring the Atlantic coast north of Jamestown in 1610, Captain Samuel Argall discovered a large bay which he named in honor of Sir Thomas West, Third Lord de la Warr and the first governor of the Virginia.
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Where did Delaware get its name?

The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor, after whom (what is now called) Cape Henlopenwas o

What was Delaware named after?

The river and, subsequently, the Indian tribe and the state werenamed in honor of Thomas West (1577-1618),, 3rd Baron De La Warr ofthe Second Creation, who was also the second

What is there to do in Delaware?

Delaware is a popular city, for its historical landmarks, being the second smallest state in the us, and for its popular restaurants such as De Brown Frown, it is a restaurant

How did Delaware get its name?

Delaware is named after the Englishman Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr. Sir Thomas West, Third Lord de la Warr . . Delaware is not a Native American name. Exploring the A

Were did Delaware get its name?

Sir Thomas West, Third Lord de la Warr . . Delaware is not a Native American name. Exploring the Atlantic coast north of Jamestown in 1610, Captain Samuel Argall discovered

Where did Delaware get its name from?

Sir Thomas West, Third Lord de la Warr . . Delaware is not a Native American name. Exploring the Atlantic coast north of Jamestown in 1610, Captain Samuel Argall discovered
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Who was Delaware?

There wasn't a person named Delaware but the state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor, after (wh
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Where is Delaware?

Delaware is located on the west bank of the Delaware River, just south of Pennsylvania and west across the Delaware Bay from New Jersey. It is also to the east and north of
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How do we get to Delaware?

Depends on where you are at this moment. Delaware is in the EastCoast.