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The Lost Colony During July 1587 the first colony of men, women and children set up at Fort Raleigh. They were led by John white the governor of the new colony. The captain of the ship , Simon Fernandez ,had already been to America.
History of Roanoke Colony The Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island in Dare County in present-day NC was an enterprise financed and organized by Sir Walter Raleigh. It was carried out by Ralph Lane and Richard Greenville in the late 16th century . Between 1585 and 1587 several attempted to establish a colony , but either abandoned the settlement or died. The fate is still unknown!
Cool facts about the Lost Colony The colony was established by English settlers in the late 1800s . The leader was John White was sent by Sir Walter Raliegh. To establish a new colony called the Queen at Chesapeake Bay.
What People Think Happened Some people think they died from disease , starvation , attacked by indians , hit by deadly storms. We think that they got attacked by indians or disease.