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Elizabeth I in North Carolina

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The Elizabethan Gardens, on Roanoke Island, is an “Elizabethan-inspired” 10-acres run by the Garden Club of North Carolina.  It was conceived in 1950 as a memorial to the Lost Colonists of Roanoke — the 120 English who arrived on Roanoke … Continue reading

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Reluctant Colonists

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In 1587, 117 English colonists were left, involuntarily, on the coast of what would become North Carolina.  They wanted to come to the New World — had signed up with an expedition sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh to do it … Continue reading

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