Memorial: M4955

Location

Sally Port, Broad Street, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'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'

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Event

Settlement of Virginia 1587

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