White Deer of Roanoke, the Lost Roanoke Colony - Roanoke Island, North Carolina In 1584, a party of settlers was put together of one hundred and seventeen men, women, and children including Governor John White and his daughter Eleanor Dare. They set sail aboard The Elizabeth II for the new world and Roanoke Island, however, what they didn't know is that they would sail into history as the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Read the full story>>
1587 – Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, becomes the first English child born in the Americas. | What happened to the “Lost Colony” of Roanoke? — Ask HISTORY ...
Etruscan bronze chariot inlaid with ivory, 2nd quarter of 6th century BCE. Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles (1). Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.
Mary Foust was the daughter of Daniel Foust. She never left East Tennessee and lived to be around 100 years old. When President Teddy Roosevelt was visiting Tennessee she was considered the oldest living American at the time and he traveled to meet her and eat one of her home cooked meals. Mary was famous for living an unchanged lifestyle that was a living window into the past. Her loom is now in the "Museum of Appalachia" near where she once lived.