In nearby Roanoke, I pulled my car off to the side of the road, listened to live radio reports from the scene and wept.
Now and again in close succession he heard the clocks in divers towers in Roanoke City striking the hour.
They established themselves at Roanoke, and explored the country.
There were land and water routes in the Roanoke Valley that led to Petersburg.
It was the summer of 1591 when he arrived at Roanoke, four years after his departure.
As was said of Randolph of Roanoke's, 'the fictions of romance cannot surpass it.'
It was three years before the Governor returned to Roanoke Island.
The want of supplies alone would force us to withdraw when the enemy reaches the Roanoke.
Entering the first opening, they landed on what proved to be the Island of Roanoke.
In the meantime, the fleet had moved up to the mouth of Roanoke river.