The Rising Shore - Roanoke: a novel by Deborah Homsher
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Historical Sites and Sources

To visit the site on Roanoke Island, North Carolina, where the 1586 expedition built their fort and members of the Lost Colony first settled:

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
National Park Service
1401 National Park Drive

Call 252 473 5772
http://www.nps.gov/archive/fora/raleigh.htm

For information about the theatrical drama, "The Lost Colony," presented on Roanoke Island:
http://www.thelostcolony.org/index.html

To visit Historic Jamestowne, Virginia, where English colonists established the first permanent settlement in North America twenty years after John White's colony disappeared:
http://www.nps.gov/archive/colo/Jamestwn/jamestown.htm

To visit Colonial Williamsburg, located near Historic Jamestowne:
http://www.williamsburg.com/

For first-hand accounts of the earliest English expeditions to the Outer Banks region, see "Virtual Jamestown":
http://www.virtualjamestown.org/fhaccounts_desc.html#roanoke

For a narrative describing the earliest English expeditions to Virginia:
http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/ncsites/english1.htm

Roanoke Colonies Research Office:
http://www.ecu.edu/rcro/

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THE RISING SHORE - ROANOKE is a novel by Deborah Homsher.