05-03-2012, 11:32 PM #1
Researchers say they have new clue to Lost Colony
"A new look at a 425-year-old map has yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared from North
Carolina's Roanoke Island in the late 16th century.
"Experts from the First Colony Foundation and the British Museum in London discussed their findings Thursday at a scholarly meeting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
"We believe that this evidence provides conclusive proof that they moved westward up the Albemarle Sound to the confluence of the Chowan and Roanoke rivers," said James Horn, vice president of research and historical interpretation at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and author of a 2010 book about the Lost Colony.
05-04-2012, 09:27 AM #2
Cool! I've always been fascinated by the lost colony. It's one of those mysteries I would love to have solved.“Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
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