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Jan 12, 2021 · The history of Brown University spans 256 years. Chartered in 1764 as "the College or University in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America," Brown is the seventh oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.
4 days ago · Early history. Ancient relics date the island's first settlers, probably Ciboney Indians (a subgroup of Arawaks), back to 3,500 years ago.  Then another group of Arawaks migrated from South America's Orinoco basin around 800 A.D.  Because of St. Martin's salt-pans they called it "Soualiga," or "Land of Salt."
5 days ago · The British rediscovered the island on 3 July 1767 on a voyage led by Captain Philip Carteret, and named it after the fifteen-year-old Robert Pitcairn, a son of John Pitcairn, who was the crew member who first spotted the island; he was lost at sea three years later.
4 days ago · Northern Mariana Islands, a self-governing commonwealth in association with the United States. It is composed of 22 islands and islets in the western Pacific Ocean. The commonwealth is a part of the Mariana Islands, a chain of volcanic mountain peaks and uplifted coral reefs. (The Marianas chain
Jan 12, 2021 · Brown's was the name of North Fork, California – Milton Brown (early settler) Brown's Mill was the name of Stafford, Humboldt County, California – Percy Brown (lumber mill owner) Brownsville was the name of Samoa, California – James D.H. Brown (dairy farmer) Brownsville was the name of Tecopa, California – William D. and Robert D. Brown ...
6 days ago · Guam, island and unincorporated territory of the United States in the North Pacific Ocean, the largest, most populous, and southernmost of the Mariana Islands. It lies about 5,800 miles (9,300 km) west of San Francisco and 1,600 miles (2,600 km) east of Manila.
5 days ago · Passing through the suburb of Kingston, south of Hobart, Tasmania, formerly Van Diemen's Land, is Brown's River, named in his honor, upon the banks of which, he collected botanical samples. In South Australia, Mount Brown and Point Brown (near Smoky Bay) were named for him by Flinders during the Investigator expedition.
4 days ago · The move signaled a shift after Simons named his son, Nathaniel, as co-chair of the board in January 2020. James and Nathaniel Simons will remain as board directors.
6 days ago · EDITH L. FRIERSON ELEMENTARY: Named in honor of Edith Frierson, who spent 48 years as a teacher and principal on Wadmalaw Island. She was the sole teacher and principal in 1926 at the former ...