Map Markings Offer Clues to Lost Colony – NYTimes.com

For centuries, the Tidewater coast of North Carolina has held one of early America’s oldest secrets: the fate of more than 100 English colonists who vanished from their island outpost in the late 1500s.

The British Museum’s examination of patches on this 16th-century map revealed hidden markings that show an inland fort where colonists could have resettled after abandoning the coast.

via Map Markings Offer Clues to Lost Colony – NYTimes.com.

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