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The Lost Colony

Title: Lost or Abandoned?

Dates: 1577 - 1709

Era in History: English Colonization


Summary: This episode looks at the legend of the Lost Colony, examines all the facts, sites primary sources, and asks the question: was it ever lost? Or was it just... abandoned?


Bibliography:


Dawson, Scott. Arcadia Publishing: 27 Jul 2021. “The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island.”


Emery, Theo. "Map’s Hidden Marks Illuminate and Deepen Mystery of Lost Colony." The New York Times. 03 May, 2012.


Miller, Lee. Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony. Arcade Publishing: New York, 2000.


https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1906-0509-1-3


https://www.firstcolonyfoundation.org/news/hidden-images-revealed-elizabethan-map-america/


https://www.nps.gov/people/johnwhite.htm


https://www.thelostcolony.org/


Google Map of Modern-day Chesapeake Bay, Jamestown, Roanoke Island, and Hatteras Island


John White's "Virginea Pars" map, 1584-1590?


Detail of Patch found on "Virginea Pars" map



Infrared Detail of Patch found on "Virginea Pars" map


"Baptism of Virginia Dare," wood-engraving. William Ludwell Sheppard, 1880.






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