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The Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is a historic site in Manteo, North Carolina. It was established as a way to commemorate the founding of the first English settlement in North America in 1587. It is the site where the ?Lost Colony? was established and lost.

The Roanoke Colony was established in 1587. It was a failed attempt at establishing a colony in the North America, despite the promotion and leadership of the famous Englishman Sir Walter Raleigh. Today, the site is known as the Fort Raleigh Historic Site, a public park established by the National Park Service in 1941 in commemoration of its great historical significance. It is also the home of the Elizabethan Gardens, which was built as a memorial of the first colonists of the area.
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