TIMELINE

Colonial Louisiana History

 

TIMELINE

EVENTS

PREHISTORY Before the Europeans
Native Americans in Colonial Louisiana 
1534 Jacques Cartier enters the Gulf of St. Lawrence
1541 Hernando DeSoto
De Soto's Travels with maps and much more...great site!
1603 Champlain sails up the St. Lawrence
1604 Acadia Founded
1605 Port Royal, Acadia Established
1607 Jamestown Founded
1608 Quebec Founded
1613 Treaty of Utrecht
1620 Plymouth Colony 
1630 Population of Quebec About 100
1632 Treaty of 1632
1642 Ville-Marie Founded (Montreal)
1653 Montreal Established
1666 La Salle Arrives in Montreal
1672 Le Comte de Frontenac Appointed Governor of New France
1673 Joliet and Marquette
1682 La Salle Claims Possession of Louisiana for France 
1684 La Salle's Ill-Fated Voyage to Louisiana
1685 Edict of Nantes
1686 Arkansas Post Established
1697 Hudson Bay Campaign
1698 Pensacola TriCentennial 1698-1998
1699 Cahokia Mission Established
1699 Cahokia Tricentennial
1699 d'Iberville lands at Biloxi - Ft. Maurepas built
1699 Francofete '99 - Louisiana's Tri-Centennial Celebration
1699 Biloxi Tricentennial 1699-1999
1699 Franco Fete '99
1701 Fort Mississippi 
1702 Fort Louis Built in Old Mobile
Old Mobile Archaeology Home Page
1705 First Child Born in The Colony of Louisiana
1711 Fort Louis moved to present site of Mobile
1714 Fort St. Jean Baptiste built at Nachitoches
1716 Los Adaes
1718 New Orleans established (Louisiana)
1720 Fort Chartres
1720 Biloxi new site
1720 The Hainut Colonists
Passenger List
1722 New Orleans destroyed by hurricane
1731 Fort Vincennes (Indiana)
1731 Pointe Coupee (Louisiana)
1735 St. Genvieve (Missouri)
1755 Acadians Deported - "Le Grande Derangement"
1762 Louis XIV gives Louisiana to Spain
1763 Treaty of Paris ends 7 year war
1763 British rule at Mobile
1763 List of Mobile inhabitants giving allegiance to Britain
1764 First Acadians arrive in Louisiana
1766 Cane River Established
1776 Revolutionary War
1803 Louisiana Purchase
1803-1812Louisiana is a Territory
1804 U. S. acquires Upper Louisiana
from Spain and France
1812 April 30, 1812 - Congress admits Louisiana as a State
 


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