Sir Walter Raleigh

In this episode, I briefly illustrate some of who Virginia’s founder was, and the events that led to Raleigh’s colonization attempts.

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Horn, James. A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. New York: Basic Books, 2010.

Hume, Ivor Noel. The Virginia Adventure: Roanoke to James Towne – An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

Kuperman, Karen Ordahl. Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony. Plymouth,    UK: Rowan and Littlefield, 2007.

Mapp, Alfred J. Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion’s Role in the Making of   America, 1607-1781. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc, 2006.

The First Colony Foundation

Fort Raleigh NPS

Picture Credit – Sir Walter Raleigh



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