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Elizabethan Pottery Restored

In June 2016, NPS archaeologists and First Colony Foundation’s Eric Deetz located Elizabethan pottery in a salvage excavation on an eroding bluff 400 yards northeast of the Fort Raleigh earthwork.

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Testing Continues at Site X

In late July, Nick Luccketti directed a small team of archaeologists to Site X, the focus of FCF investigations on the locality indicated on Raleigh’s ‘Virginea Pars’ map of eastern North Carolina as the possible location of a colonial outpost. Our evidence continues to mount that this site deserves further, and more intense, archaeological investigation.

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