Recently, more than one television documentary has offered viewing audiences one spin after another about one of America’s favorite historical mysteries–the Lost Colony. Through my work with Coastal Carolina Indian Center, as well as my own roots in the region that go back to the earliest colonists and the Algonquian peoples of the coast, I have always had […]
Articles on the findings: Outer Banks Sentinel http://www.obsentinel.com/news/lost-or-found/article_69865874-e2d4-11e4-8e25-bb38df3bd9e9.html Outer Banks Voice http://outerbanksvoice.com/2015/04/12/archaeologists-find-new-evidence-of-lost-colonists-on-hatteras/ For more information about the Croatoan Archaeological Society, please visit their website and follow their Facebook page.
If you’re ever in the Old Burying Ground in Beaufort, NC and see this sign, just know it’s wrong. The “Tuscarora War,” which was actually an Indian War that included militants from multiple tribes, wasn’t fought anywhere near the town of Beaufort. On September 22, 1711, a group of more than 500 men, comprised of Tuscarora, […]
Editor’s note: In 2013, a book was published by Dr. David LaVere, PhD, a professor of history at UNC-Wilmington, entitled The Tuscarora War. In his book, LaVere references an article that was originally posted at this site and written by Sara Whitford. Although Ms. Whitford’s article was originally published in 2007, when the site was […]
Editor’s note: As news trickled in late last week and over the weekend regarding the latest discovery beneath the patches on the John White ‘Virgenia Pars’ map, I immediately knew I wanted to speak to Scott Dawson, the most knowledgeable expert on the so-called ‘Lost Colony’ that I know. And let me be very clear […]