Fort Raleigh National Historic Site To Be Featured on PBS Program
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111, ext. 148
On July 8, 2009, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, a new series entitled “Time Team America” premieres on PBS television channel WUNC-TV. Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, the first English settlement in America and one of the locations where our country’s history began, will be featured on this first of this five part series with an examination of findings in a recent three day archaeological dig of areas at the site.
Did You Know?
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site possesses areas where 16th century European artifacts have been discovered. The non-profit group First Colony Foundation is planning to perform archaeology in the area for the next several years. More...