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 What was the first export made by the first American settlers, and for whom was it made?


Timber was the first product exported by the settlers. As early as 1640, beams, masts, spars, and planks for shipbuilding, and all sizes of lumber were sawed and split in huge quantities, shipped mainly to Britain, but also to far distant ports.


 What was America’s first seaport?


St. Augustine is one of the most historically rich towns in the United States and has the honor of being America's oldest port city and dates back to the 1500s when the Spanish first settled North America.

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