Focusing Question 1: Who first lived in the area we now call Vermont and New Hampshire?

Abenaki Place Names

Mapping the Abenaki Homeland

Focusing Question 2: Where did the first European settlers come from?

From England to Connecticut

Up the Connecticut River

Primary Source Analysis: Trade

Focusing Question 3: Who settled here and how did they live?

John and Lydia’s Story: The Journey North

John and Lydia’s Story: The First Winter

Primary Source Analysis: Chartering a Town

Focusing Question 4: What did the settlers do to organize their towns?

Primary Source Map Analysis

Town Meeting