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A watercolor by Herbert Rudeen illustrates Tristan de Luna's historic landing at Pensacola Bay in August 1559. De Luna's failed plan to establish a Spanish presence along the lower Atlantic coast, the Gulf Coast, and the interior of the Southeast included the colonization of Ochuse (Florida), Coosa (Georgia), and Santa Elena (South Carolina).
August 22, 2013
What do you like to trade? Baseball cards? Silly Bandz? Lunch? You probably trade mostly for fun, but if you reach back into our history, you’ll find that trade was serious business. The exchange of goods and services began in Georgia among the earliest native peoples, and it expanded when European explorers arrived in the 1500s and 1600s. Trade abounded among the Indians, French, English, and... Full Post
Posted By: NGE Staff
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