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The Lost Colony

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Missing People

Map of Roanake Island

In 1587, a colony of 114 men, women, and children became one of the earliest attempts to colonize the new world – America. Traveling from Britain to Roanake Island, on North Carolina’s coast, they were the first true attempt at colonization of the New World. They also became one of the Nation’s first great mysteries.

Ghost Lights

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Illusions

Ghost lights along an old stagecoach route

In 1656, John Davis of Cardinshire, Wales recorded some of the earliest historical evidence of ghost lights. In this small town in Northern Wales, ghost light sightings were quite common and believed to portend the death of someone in their town.