The Lost Colony was Never Lost!

Time Period
16,000 BCE to 1622 CE
1925 to Today
Media Type
American Indian History
Politics & Government
Scott Dawson

On January 14, 2021, author and historian Scott Dawson delivered a lecture about the true history of the Lost Colony. Scott Dawson has participated in ten years of archaeological digs on Hatteras Island, where it was discovered that the infamous Lost Colony assimilated with the local Croatoan Indians. The true history has been buried under a mountain of mythology and lies. Learn the real story and what was discovered in the Croatoan Indian Village.

Scott Dawson is an Outer Banks historian and serves on the board of the Outer Banks History Center. He is president of the Croatoan Archaeological Society and author of The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island. He is a ninth-generation Native of Hatteras Island and lives with his wife and two daughters in Kill Devil Hills.

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