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A map named "La Virginea Pars" painted by explorer John White between shows a patch stuck to the map -- which could be a clue to understand what happened to the Roanoke settlement that disappeared after White sailed back to England.

This detail made from a map drawn by Roanoke colonial leader John White, shows the location of Roanoke Island, the pink-colored island to the lower right.

anew look at a map, painted by roanoke colonist leader john white, has yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the lost colony, the settlers who disappeared from britain's roanoke island in the late century.

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Roanoke Island - Some claim that the colonists may have become so desperate for supplies . that they abandoned their station at Roanoke and attempted to get to Croatoan Island.

Roanoke: Roanoke was originally founded by England's Sir Walter Raleigh. The main purpose of his trip to the New World was to make Roanoke Island a military colony. In fact, England sent seven ships full of soldiers on this trip. Due to the expedtion's encountering too many problems, this first attempt at settling a colony was unsuccessful. http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00156/roanokeoverview.html

Roanoke: Roanoke was originally founded by England's Sir Walter Raleigh. The main purpose of his trip to the New World was to make Roanoke Island a military colony. In fact, England sent seven ships full of soldiers on this trip. Due to the expedtion's encountering too many problems, this first attempt at settling a colony was unsuccessful. http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00156/roanokeoverview.html

Others still believe that perhaps the colonists simply moved, though that doesn't explain the carved word or why they left no indication of where they were headed.

In 1587, 115 People Disappeared From Roanoke After Carving One Word Into A Tree

The 13 Colonies ... a homeschool unit study

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“Ananias Dare & Virginia (born 18 Aug 1587) went hence vnto heaven 1591.” “Anye Englishman Shew John White Govr Via.” The Lost Colony of Roanoke stones carved by Eleanor Dare.

“Ananias Dare & Virginia (born 18 Aug went hence vnto heaven “Anye Englishman Shew John White Govr Via.” The Lost Colony of Roanoke stones carved by Eleanor Dare.

The Mayflower Compact: was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It…

Mayflower Compact- set out the guidelines for governing in the North American colony.

Simon Fernandez - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia pilot in the service of H. Gilbert to Roanoke

“The “Virginea Pars” map, including Roanoke Island, drawn by John White during his initial visit in It was produced from explorations conducted by members of Sir Walter.

The Research & Ramblings of a Blonde INTJ: Roanoke Colony

Ancient map gives clue to fate of 'Lost Colony' A new look at a map has yielded a tantalising clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared from Britain's Roanoke Island in the late century.

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