Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
A view of the earthworks that would have been the wall of Fort Raleigh.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
Grandma Bert inside the earthen walls of Fort Raleigh.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
A building built in the Elizabethan style (when Fort Raleigh would have existed) not far from the fort earthworks. Today it is part of the outdoor theater where reenactors tell the story, based part on fact and in part on fiction of those early British settlers.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
View of the outdoor theater.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
The entry to the visitor's center and trails of Fort Raleigh, the location of the first British settlement in North America.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
The main stage of the outdoor theater.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
This stone monument discusses the first British settlement as well as the birth of the first English child in North America, Virginia Dare. This small colony disappeared mysteriously and no one knows to this day what happened to the people.
Fort Raleigh
Fort Raleigh
Bust of the gentleman who wrote the play.
Fort Raleigh