Fort Raleigh Site Protected After Transaction


January 7, 2019

In late December, the final step in a plan to preserve the historic and natural landscape surr-ounding the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in Manteo was achieved when The Conservation Fund transferred ownership of 20 acres of maritime forest adjacent to the site to the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

The transaction completes the protection of the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, which preserves and interprets the rich cultural history of the Native Americans, European Americans and African Americans who lived on Roanoke Island. Known sections of England’s fir...

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