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Captain John Smith - First Map of New England

Captain John Smith - First Map of New England American History Visual Arts Geography

Captain John Smith created the first map which names the region where the Pilgrims settled as "New England." 

This is that map.  Smith published it in 1616.

Click on the map to substantially enlarge the view.


Media Credits

Image and information, U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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