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1400 - 1700 (1498) Christopher Columbus visited; named Trinidad island for three peaks at its southeast corner; island of Tobago named after local tobacco pipe (1532) Trinidad colonized by Spain, governor appointed to rule (1630s) Dutch settled on Tobago, planted sugar cane (1781)...
1300s - 1600s (1300) Carib Indians of South America conquered indigenous Arawak Indians (1498) Christopher Columbus visited main island on St. Vincent's Day (1627) St. Vincent granted to Britain's Lord Carlisle 1700s (1783) St. Vincent recognized as British colony by Treaty of Versailles (1795-97) Following...
The flag of St. Lucia was officially adopted on March 1, 1967. The blue field represents the Caribbean Sea, and the triangles symbolize the island's famous Pitons - the twin volcanic peaks.   St Lucia Coat of Arms: The St. Lucia Coat...

St. Lucia

200 - 1500 (200AD) Island first settled by Arawak Indians (800AD) Caribs took over; named island "Iouanalao", meaning "Island of the Iguanas" (1501) St. Lucia sighted by Christopher Columbus (1550s) First European settlement established by buccaneer Francios le Clerc (aka Jambe de Bois...
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