Every American school child learns the story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. But could its fate have been hiding in plain sight all along, behind some patches on a map? It's a major clue that could eventually solve a 400 year old mystery.
Experts from the First Colony Foundation and the British Museum in London discussed their findings Thursday at a scholarly meeting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Their focus: the "Virginia Pars" map of Virginia and North Carolina created by explorer John White in the 1580s and owned by the British Museum since 1866.
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My thanks to Larry Head for telling me about this story.
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