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Cursing Sir Walter Raleigh

It’s 5:00 am Eastern Standard.  I haven’t slept all night.  Staring unblinking at the monitor seems to be the order of the day for the past several days. 44 more words

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Interview in Roanoke Time

Who always thought Roanoke was a lost colony founded by an expedition headed by Sir Walter Raleigh on a charter for the colonization of the area granted by Queen Elizabeth I? 95 more words

North Carolina was Gamecock Country

It was said Sir Walter Raleigh was a well-esteemed cocker (one who fights gamecocks).  And Andrew Jackson was described by a contemporary resident of Salisbury as: … 532 more words