There may have been Europeans in your area long before your city or town was built. These Europeans may have been sailors, trappers, explorers, or prospectors. Many Europeans visited the New World long before 1628, the year in which COLONIAL HOUSE takes place. Who were the first Europeans in your neck of the woods?
Determine who the first Europeans were in the area of your city or town, and the year when they first arrived.
Determine why these first Europeans came to your area. What were they doing?
Determine what else was happening in North America at the time the first Europeans arrived in your area.
Once you have completed your historical detective work, proceed to Step 7.