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'The Secret Token' Review: America's First Unsolved Mystery

Wall Street Journal - 17 Jun 2018
Amateur sleuths, genealogists and gold diggers joined the quest—as did con artists, resulting in the sensational “discovery,” in 1937, of a large stone about 60 miles to the west of Roanoke Island. Inscribed on it were not only a cross but also the ...
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It Was America's First English Colony. Then It Was Gone.

National Geographic - 29 May 2018
The plume from Roanoke Island “put us in good hope that some of the colony were there expecting my return out of England,” he wrote later. Three years had passed since the governor had set out from the first English settlement in the New World on what ...
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HAS students tour Outer Banks

The Inter-Mountain - 16 Jun 2018
ELKINS – Highland Adventist School students ended their year with a weeklong study tour to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The group visited the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island where students studied shark anatomy with the aquarium ...
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The tale of the “Lost Colony” is a chronicle of delusion

The Economist - 07 Jun 2018
THE tale of the “Lost Colony” is a 400-year chronicle of madness and delusion. As Andrew Lawler recounts in “The Secret Token”, it begins in 1587 with the ill-conceived, ill-executed attempt to found the New World's first English settlement on Roanoke ...
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Worshipping together after 133 years apart

Roanoke Chowan News Herald - 12 Jun 2018
It may be an unproven truth; they heeded the presumed call of Reverend Lemuel Washington Boon and convened on Roanoke Island to solidify their long years of work of association building. They may never know the hours of toil spend in privacy and ...
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NC Aquarium sets up Amazon wish list to help animals - 04 Jun 2018
If so, then a new program will allow for you to help with the enrichment activities of animals at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island by contributing through contributions on an Amazon wish list for animals at the aquarium. According to the ...
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The Lost Colony: A Mirror For American Culture

WUNC - 08 Jun 2018
In 1587, more than 100 men, women, and children traveled to the New World from England to found a colony on Roanoke Island. The colony's governor went back to England later that year to get more supplies and returned in 1590. But by then, the colonists ...
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'Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes' returns to the Aquarium

The Outer Banks Voice - 14 Jun 2018
The inspiring live presentation, Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes, by the Pea Island Preservation Society, returns to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island this summer. The presentation will be held in the Aquarium's Neptune Theater at 11 a.m. and 1 ...
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Alan Frederick Furner of Manteo, June 12

The Outer Banks Voice - 15 Jun 2018
Alan Frederick Furner, 67, of Manteo, NC was called home on June 12, 2018. He was born in Earlville, New York on July 11, 1950 to Charles Frederick Furner and Laura Tarbell Furner. From his family, Alan learned the value of hard work, being part of a ...

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