Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Location: Manteo, North Carolina
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Museum, 1st British colony in America
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10 (handicap accessible)
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: Musical theater only runs in summer
Description: “The Lost Colony” of Roanoke is a mystery that lasts until today. Founded in 1587, it was abandoned by 1590 when John White returned from England with supplies. The only clue left behind were the carved words “CROATOAN” and “CRO.”

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