A block house from Colonial America

Block House

A block house from Colonial America

The old Colony Seal.

Colony Seal

The old Colony Seal.

A Dutch house from Colonial America

Dutch

A Dutch house from Colonial America

A Dutch West India Company's trading post in the Colony of New York.

A Dutch West India Company's Trading Post

A Dutch West India Company's trading post in the Colony of New York.

Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a colonial American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans.

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a colonial American Congregational preacher,…

The "Pine Tree Flag" is a generic name for a number of flags used by Massachusetts and by New England from 1686 to 1776.

The Pine Tree Flag

The "Pine Tree Flag" is a generic name for a number of flags used by Massachusetts and by New England…

Fort Schlosser was a fortification built in Western New York in the USA around 1760 by British Colonial forces, in order to guard the upper entrance to the portage around Niagara Falls.

Remains at Fort Schlosser

Fort Schlosser was a fortification built in Western New York in the USA around 1760 by British Colonial…

An Indian village at the Roanoke settlement.

Indians Village

An Indian village at the Roanoke settlement.

The burning of Jamestown

Burning of Jamestown

The burning of Jamestown

The New York Harbor in colonial days.

New York Harbor in Colonial Days

The New York Harbor in colonial days.

A view of Broad Street, New York in 1740.

Broad Street, New York

A view of Broad Street, New York in 1740.

The Canal on Broad Street, New York during the days of the Colony of New York.

The Canal on Broad Street, New York

The Canal on Broad Street, New York during the days of the Colony of New York.

"The Charter Oak. In Hartford the colonial government met to deliver up the charter. It was evening, and the charter lay on the table. Suddenly the candles were blown out. When they were relighted, the character had disappeared. One of the members had it carried it off; and the story is that he hid it in the hollow trunk of the oak which long stood, and bore the name of the Charter Oak."—Scudder, 1897

Charter Oak

"The Charter Oak. In Hartford the colonial government met to deliver up the charter. It was evening,…

A Quaker exhorting in a street in colonial New England.

Quaker Exhorter in Colonial New England

A Quaker exhorting in a street in colonial New England.

A colonial slave market in the seventeenth century.

A Colonial Slave Market

A colonial slave market in the seventeenth century.

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the Powhatan Native American tribe.

Smith Subduing Powhatan

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the…

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the Powhatan Native American tribe.

Smith's Meeting with Powhatan

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the…

"A stockade. Those settlers who lived outside of Roston and the few seaport villages built palisades about their houses and farm buildings. A group of buildings thus protected was called a stockade."—Scudder, 1897

stockade

"A stockade. Those settlers who lived outside of Roston and the few seaport villages built palisades…

Costume of the Swedes in Colonial America.

Swedes

Costume of the Swedes in Colonial America.

The lost colony of Roanoke.

The Lost Colony

The lost colony of Roanoke.

The Treaty Elm in 1800

Treaty Elm

The Treaty Elm in 1800

A belt of Wampum given to Penn by the Indians.

Wampum Belt

A belt of Wampum given to Penn by the Indians.