by Vicki Wallace
For planning field trips to the park, please contact the visitor center at (252) 473-5772 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Teachers can use the curriculum materials found in the National Parks as Classrooms Roanoke Revisited Heritage Education Program prior to visiting the park.
Students can participate in the online Fort Raleigh Web Ranger program and earn a Fort Raleigh Junior Ranger Badge!
Did You Know?
Roanoke Island became a safe haven of Freedom for escaped slaves when the Union seized the island during the Civil War. As a result, the first and largest Freedmen's Colony in North Carolina was established to prepare these African Americans for a new life after the war. More...