Roanoke Festival Island Park (Manteo)

Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina

Passing over the bridge to Roanoke Island we found ourselves entering a quaint area with a legendary history. Roanoke Island has been known in American history for its significance as the site of Sir Walter Raleigh’s planting of an English settlement with his Roanoke Colony in 1585 and 1587.  The Anglo-Spanish war delayed the delivery of much needed supplies and when a ship was finally able to make it back to the … [Read more...]