Mr. Cermeno's History Class

13 Colonies Edition

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

It's one of the great and enduring mysteries in American History. In 1587, 118 English colonists disappeared from Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. Were they victims of a Spanish attack? Did they drown at sea? Did they join a Native American group?


We learned the story incredible story of England's first successful colony in America....