if (generalSettings.loadFontAwesome) { + ' @media (max-width: 1199px){ #ouibounce-modal .description {font-size:13px !important;} }' Archaeologists start a new hunt for the fabled Lost Colony of the New World. // Hide the errors “We all agree that is not the major relocation site of the Lost Colony,” Luccketti said about Site Y. The remaining crew were forced to return to England empty-handed. [2]:57, While awaiting the fleet, Grenville established a base camp, where his crew could rest and defend themselves from Spanish forces. setNewsletterCookie('closedSignupBar', 1); However, he decided to defer this mission until the colony received fresh supplies, which Grenville had promised would arrive by Easter. The Roanoke Colony was England’s first colony in North America, located in what is today North Carolina, USA. We also have clues from later history, when a generation later more Europeans met the [18]:151, 154, By May 1609, word had reached England's Royal Council for Virginia that the 1587 colonists had been massacred by Wahunsenacawh. [23]:17 The source of this allegation is unknown. Both sides agreed that the island was strategically located for access to the ocean and to avoid detection from Spanish patrols. Archaeologists with the First Colony Foundation uncovered in Bertie County fragments of a similar piece that may have belonged to members of the Roanoke colony. initNewsletterSignup(); + '

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