Can you visit Roanoke Lost Colony? History Comes Alive at Roanoke Island Festival Park
Experience a new adventure in an old world at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 27-acre historic site allows guests of all ages to experience first-hand what life was like for the first English settlers in 1585.
When did Roanoke Island Festival Park open? Launched in 1983, she presented to the state as a State Historic Site on July 13, 1984 during ceremonies to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first English ships to the North Carolina Outer Banks.
Where is Roanoke North Carolina? Roanoke Island, island in Dare county, off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. It lies south of Albemarle Sound, between the Outer Banks and the mainland.
How large is Roanoke Island? Roanoke Island is the actual island that lies between the North Carolina mainland and Nags Head. It’s roughly 8 miles long and, at its widest point, 2 mile wide.