First Colony Foundation Using Archaeology and Historical Research to Find Sir Walter Raleigh's Roanoke Island Colonies ...one of the chief trees or posts at the right side of the entrance had the bark taken off, and 5 feet from the ground in fair capital letters was graven CROATOAN...  --John White, August 18,1590
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Bill & Ida Friday International Symposium Roanoke Conundrum - Fact & Fiction
First Colony Foundation Awarded National Geographic Society/Waitt Grant for Research in 2013
February 13, 2013
FCF awarded a grant of $15,000 to support its research.
First Colony Foundation Commences Archaeological Research near the Chowan River in North Carolina
November 12, 2012
First Colony Foundation archaeologists and curators search for physical remains of Elizabethan activities in Bertie County, NC.
Special 2012 Archaeology Tour on Roanoke Island "Past and Present: Archaeology at Fort Raleigh"
June 14, 2012
This summer, the First Colony Foundation is offering visitors a special tour about the history of archaeological research on Roanoke Island.
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