Roanoke Colony Timeline

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  • 1584 CE
    The Amadas-Barlowe expedition explores North America and trades with Native Americans on Roanoke Island.
  • Apr 1585 CE - Jul 1585 CE
    Settlers sail to Virginia in North America to create England's first colony on Roanoke Island.
  • Jun 1586 CE
    The settlers in England's first colony on Roanoke Island return home for lack of provisions.
  • 22 Jul 1587 CE
    A second wave of settlers arrives to form the Roanoke Colony in Virginia, North America.
  • Aug 1590 CE
    A relief expedition to Roanoke Colony finds no trace of the colonists.

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1580 CE 1590 CE  
 
1584 CE: The Amadas-Barlowe expedition explores North America and trades with Native Americans on Roanoke Island.
 
1585 CE: Settlers sail to Virginia in North America to create England's first colony on Roanoke Island.
 
1586 CE: The settlers in England's first colony on Roanoke Island return home for lack of provisions.
 
1587 CE: A second wave of settlers arrives to form the Roanoke Colony in Virginia, North America.
 
1590 CE: A relief expedition to Roanoke Colony finds no trace of the colonists.
 
 
 
 
 
1580 CE

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