Book of the Day
Saturday, March 25, 2017
We observe Henry Hudson starts exploration
Henry Hudson: An Explorer of the Northwest Passage
On this day in 1609, Henry Hudson starts his exploration for Dutch East India Company on the ship, the Half Moon.
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Explore the life of Henry Hudson in this captivating biography. In the early 1600s, England was amid the many countries in search of a northern passage to trade with the Far East. After many explorers failed, Henry Hudson was asked to try. Follow along the brave journey of Hudson and learn the importance of his voyage through the Northwest Passage.