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History of the United States
United States of America
Which state has the oldest city found by European settlers?
What state has the oldest city founded by european settlers?
What state has the oldest city city founded by European settlers?
Which state has the oldest city founded by european settlers?
Asked in New York City
How old are the oldest rocks that are found in new york state?
The oldest bridge in Australia the Richmond bridge is found in which state?
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Which coastal city did Oglethorpe and his settlers found?
Asked in Louisiana
Why did Louisiana adopt the brown pelican as State bird?
Asked in Travel & Places, Florida
Who found Flordia?
Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon and his crew landed on the shores of St. Augustine, searching for the elusive 'Fountain of Youth' in 1565. Founded and named by European settlers, it's the oldest permanent settlement in the United States. Because of it's sunshine, bountiful and rich flora, the state was named Florida, Spanish for "Feast of Flowers." In 1845 it became the 27th State in the Union. The original human inhabitants of Florida are the Seminole Native American Tribes.