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Date:
November 2, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Hampton History Museum Facebook Live
Address:
Hampton, VA 23669
Contact:
757*727-1102
Cost:
Free
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The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island

Monday, November 2, 2020

For over 400 years, the mystery of the "Lost Colony" has puzzled historians and spawned conspiracies—until now. New discoveries link the lost colony of Roanoke to Hatteras Island. What is the meaning of the mysterious word Croatoan? In the 16th century, Croatoan was the name of an island now known as Hatteras. Scholars have long considered the island as one of the colonists' possible destinations, but only recently has anyone set out to prove it. Join Hatteras native and amateur archaeologist Scott Dawson as he shares what scholars know about the Lost Colony along with what scholars have found beneath the soil of Hatteras. Image: Design by William Ludwell Sheppard, Engraving by William James Linton, Wikimedia Commons