Welcome to Sixteen Seventy. Explore our website in its entirety and fall in love with the rich culture and brand that is, Sixteen Seventy. WHY THE BIRD? In the year 1670 English colonist set sail to establish another permanent colony in what we know today as America. When the colonist arrived on the southeastern shores of the Carolinas, the first indication of life was the heron birds soaring along the shores. Every Sixteen Seventy branded product is a constant visual reminder of what the English colonist saw as they established the most important settlement in American History.