The Rising Shore - Roanoke: a novel by Deborah Homsher
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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

For information about the theatrical drama, "The Lost Colony," presented on Roanoke Island:

To visit Historic Jamestowne, Virginia, where English colonists established the first permanent settlement in North America twenty years after John White's colony disappeared:

To visit Colonial Williamsburg, located near Historic Jamestowne:

For first-hand accounts of the earliest English expeditions to the Outer Banks region, see "Virtual Jamestown":

For a narrative describing the earliest English expeditions to Virginia:

Roanoke Colonies Research Office:


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