Uncovering the Secrets of the Lost Colony



An entire colony disappears, leaving only one vague clue behind.
It is the greatest mystery in the history of North Carolina.
Thousands of historians have studied this case.
Now YOU get to try to solve it!
The North Carolina Department of Historical Mysteries (NCDHM) has chosen your class to form a special team of detectives. Your mission is to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of the Lost Colony. WHERE DID THEY GO??? Were they wiped out by the Native Americans? Did they simply move to another area in search of better living conditions? Could they have chosen to join with the Native Americans and begin mixing with their culture? Historians have decided that any of these options could be possible, but it's time for someone to decide an answer once and for all. In this webquest, you will carefully study the evidence and decide which scenario you think is the most likely explanation for the disappearance of the Roanoke Island colony.

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