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for Coastwatch Vol. 11 Issue 6, June/July 1984
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The tiny town of Manteo will undergo a transformation while it plays host for America's 400th anniversary and the commemoration of the Roanoke voyages sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh.
Few realize that Sir Walter Raleigh sponsored three voyages to North America--one for exploration and two for colonization--which all involved a small island today known as Roanoke. Hart examines the history of these voyages.
Beneath the tilled farmland of North Carolina lies the secrets of a Native American civilization in the area long before the arrival of the British. With the help of modern archaeologists, researchers are finding clues to these Carolina Indian villages.
Many of the pieces are still missing 400 years later in the puzzle of the Roanoke Colony. Historians and archaeologists alike are still searching for the missing 117 men, women, and children.