The Roanoke Island Colony

By:Cheyenne Wall

The Roanoke Island Settlement

In 1585 ,English colonist attempted to settle Roanoke Island, in now what is now in the Outer Banks, North Carolina.The 1st people in Roanoke Island ran out of food, and went back to England in 1586. The 2nd group of people in Roanoke Island vanished from Roanoke Island in 1587. When the supply ships came they found an abandoned colony with "CROATOAN" carved into a post and "CRO" carved into tree bark.

The Battle of Roanoke Island

It was 1,000 of years the site of ancient settlements. Archaeologist dug holes in the early 1980's at the Tillett site at Wanchese have reveled evidence dating back to 8,000 years. Wanchese was used as a seasonal fishing village for 1,500 years before English colonial settlement. Ancestors of the Algonquin-speaking Roanoke coalesced as people in about 400.

Things about John White

John was an English artist, explorer, and mapmaker. He was a governor of the English settlement that was on Roanoke Island which is now called (North Carolina.) In April 1585, White sailed on a journey on Roanoke Island. Also John White was born in 1540. John White died in 1598. He was born in England and died in Kylemore, Ireland.

Roanoke Island secrets!!!!!!!!

Some secrets about Roanoke Island is that some of the earlier have appeared to find information about Roanoke Island artifacts. Thanks to the mechanical advances and an evasion on a map.The 1st group to enter, in 1584, came to explore and to map out the land for the future groups.

These are some facts about Roanoke Island

1 fact about Roanoke Island is that Roanoke Island was named after Roanoke Carolina Algonquian people who owned that area in the 16th century at the time of the English exploration.Roanoke Island is now governed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners.

A picture and description of Roanoke Island!

This is were the people that discovered Roanoke Island saw.