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Roanoke's Lost Colony

In 1585 a group of about 100 English settlers led by John White landed on Roanoke Island off the ...

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16.16 4 Sep 2020


Roanoke's Lost Colony


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In 1585 a group of about 100 English settlers led by John White landed on Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina in the US.

Yet when White returned to the colony with supplies from England in 1590 the colonists had vanished leaving only the word “Croatoan” carved on colony’s barrier wall

So what happened to them?

Scott Dawson is the author of The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island


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