Memorial at Broad Street, Portsmouth commemorating the settlement of Virginia in 1587
Sally Port, Broad Street, Portsmouth, England
'Commemorates the sailing from Portsmouth on the 26th of April 1587 of 91 men, 187 woman & 9 children who were sent by Sir Walter Raleigh to the area then called Virginia- now called North Carolina. On Roanoke Island they built the 'Cittie of Raleigh' the first English Village in America. The colony known as Ralegh's Lost Colony disappeared between 1587-90'
Settlement of Virginia
English colonization of North America