What Happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke?

Dive into one of history's greatest mysteries. 

John White discovers the Croatoan carving
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  • The baptism of Virginia Dare.

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Theory 1- Escape to Croatoan Island

Roanoke site
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  • The Roanoke settlement site today.

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Theory 2- Splitting up into smaller groups

Theory 3- Assimilation into local Native American tribes

Drawing of Native American residents of Roanoke
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  • John White's painting of the Croaton and Sectoan people.

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Theory 4- A violent end