England's First Home in the New World
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site protects and preserves known portions of England's first New World settlements from 1584 to 1590.
This site also preserves the cultural heritage of the Native Americans, European Americans and African Americans who have lived on Roanoke Island.
You can become a Junior Ranger at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site without leaving the safety and comfort of your computer screen...Read More
In The Park
In The Park, the park's free summer newspaper, provides a wealth of information on the park and programs.Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Did You Know?
Roanoke Island was meant to be a brief stop for the 1587 Colonists, but was never planned to be their new home. Their final destination was meant to be the Chesapeake Bay, two days sail further north.