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?
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.
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.