The Lost Colony of Roanoke: the 1590 British Settlement That Was Abandoned

A secret project got out of hand

Roanoke Colony /Wikipedia

The Roanoke Colony was an attempt by the Englishman Walter Raleigh to establish a colony on the coast of North America. The colony was founded on Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina. In 1584, Raleigh received permission from Queen Elizabeth I of England to undertake such a…

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