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.
The ‘Lost’ Colony and John White’s ‘Virgenia Pars’ Map: An Outer Banks historian provides some much-needed historical context
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 […]
John Lawson on the ‘Lost Colony’ of Roanoke
What follows is an excerpt from John Lawson’s A New Voyage to Carolina (p. 62) First Colony of Carolina. The first Discovery and Settlement of this Country was by the Procurement of Sir Walter Raleigh, in Conjunction with some Publick-spirited Gentlemen of that Age, under the Protection of Queen Elizabeth; for which Reason it was […]
Surnames Database Project
Below are full name/surname lists based on associations with particular tribes or special areas of research. Please keep in mind that just because someone is of a particular surname associated with a particular tribe DOES NOT NECESSARILY mean that the person was of that tribe. It is necessary to establish a “preponderance of evidence” before […]
Croatoan Word List by Scott Dawson
The following was submitted by Scott Dawson (Hatteras). The extended definitions first four words were provided by Dr. Blair A. Rudes.