A Primary Source History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
Describes the two failed attempts by English colonists to establish a settlement on Roanoke Island at the end of the 16th century, and the mysterious disappearance of this area.
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Introduction The Mystery of Roanoke
The Military Colony
The Lost Colony
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