Virginia Dare

First English colonist born in what is now the United States Virginia Dare

Virginia Dare was the first child born in the Americas to English parents, Eleanor (also Ellinor or Elyonor) and Ananias Dare. She was born into the short-lived Roanoke Colony in what is now North Carolina, US. What became of Virginia and the other colonists remains a mystery. The fact of her birth is known because the governor of the settlement, Virginia Dare's grandfather, John White, returned to England in 1587 to seek fresh supplies.
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Blackbeard's revenge - CANOE
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Originally organized by Sir Walter Raleigh and birthplace of Virginia Dare, the first English child born on American soil, more than 100 settlers were on their own for three years beginning in 1587. Supply ships that eventually returned found no trace
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Alleghany County deputy named DARE officer of the year - WDBJ7.com
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This year, he was named the Virginia Dare Officer of the Year. "I see people in the community. People call me on the phone after work. That's ok. If that what it takes to save someone's life from the harmful effects of drugs and tobacco, I'll do it
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Storm surge from Hurricane Irene peaks near record levels - The Virginian-Pilot
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27, 2011, in Nags Head, NC, a mattress floats down S. Virginia Dare Trail. (Stephen M. Katz) By Dave Forster Hurricane Irene left Hampton Roads early this morning with widespread flooding, downed trees and hundreds of thousands without power,
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Sheriff honored by DARE - The Free Lance-Star
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It is given by the Virginia DARE Association Inc. Branch received the award Aug. 3 at a conference in Hampton. As sheriff, Branch has overseen the program in Culpeper public schools. Branch attends annual graduations and has supported fundraising
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The Daily Advance - The Daily Advance
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Author Marjorie Hudson will be at Page After Page to sign copies of her book, "Searching for Virginia Dare," Saturday. The signing is one of several history-related events happening this weekend. By Staff reports You might say this will be a history
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Virginia Dare Continues Sustainability Commitment - Food Product Design
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BROOKLYN, NY—Virginia Dare continued its commitment to the environment and sustainability by joining forces with Hike for kaTREEna to plant a grove of trees along Lake Pontchartrain during the 2011 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo held in New Orleans in
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Lost Colony, and lives lost - News & Observer
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To mark the 350th birthday of Virginia Dare on Aug. 18, 1937, Roanoke Island planned several special events, including a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who attended that evening's performance of "The Lost Colony." A five-cent postage stamp
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Cyclists in Dare County urge motorists to share road - The Virginian-Pilot
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Bikers often share the multiuse path along the Virginia Dare Trail with pedestrians. When the path is congested, cyclists move to the road. But motorists aren't always willing to share, some cyclists say. (Erin James | The Virginian-Pilot) The multiuse
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Winging it: Why the Wright Brothers picked this spot - MiamiHerald.com
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Eating there: The Outer Banks area has solid fish-centric restaurants, such as Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe (7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, 252-441-5405; www.lonecedarcafe.com) and The Blue Point (1240 Duck Road, Duck, 252-261-8090;
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Outside Interests In Arizona=Patriots - VDARE.com (blog)
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[More] The links on VDARE.com and Social Contract Press above aren't to our actual websites but to SPLC attacks on us, and as usurla, they've got VIrginia Dare wrong–she was the “She was the first English child to be born in the New World,”not the
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The Vanilla Kid and Rockland's Jungle - knox.VillageSoup.com (blog)
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I could carry two cases of vanilla in my front carrier and six bottles of Virginia Dare cooking wine in each side carrier. He had my mother make me a jacket that had inside and outside pockets for holding packages of cigars, aspirin, antacids and other
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Truth Or Dare Caps Off Walker Triple - Standardbred Canada
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The seven-year-old gelded son of Camluck-Virginia Dare, driven by Ryan Campbell, was followed under the wire by Game Zac (Alex MacNeil) and pocket-sitter Romanie Ranger (Ray Deagle) as he scored by more than four lengths. Walter also co-owns the winner
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Buying (and Enjoying) A Beach House - Washingtonian.com (blog)
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... partner—spend about three weeks a year in Duck and enjoy going to such restaurants as the Blue Point (1240 Duck Rd.; 252-261-8090) and, in nearby Kitty Hawk, Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar (4700 North Virginia Dare Trail; 252-261-2546)
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  • 2000
    Age 412
    Virginia Dare has become a prominent figure in American myth and folklore in the more than four hundred years since her birth, representing different things to different people. A 2000 article in the Piedmont (North Carolina) Triad News and Record noted that she symbolizes innocence and purity for many Americans (particularly Southerners), "new beginnings, promise, and hope" as well as "adventure and bravery" in a new land.
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  • 1937
    Age 349
    In 1937, the United States Mint issued a half-dollar commemorative coin that depicted Virginia Dare as the first English child born in the New World.
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  • 1933
    Age 345
    Virginia Dare's name has also been used to sell a number of products. Virginia Dare was the name of the first commercial wine to sell after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1612
    Age 24
    William Strachey, a secretary of the Jamestown Colony, wrote in The History of Travel into Virginia Britannia in 1612 that there were reportedly two-story houses with stone walls at the Indian settlements of Peccarecanick and Ochanahoen.
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  • 1587
    Born
    What became of Virginia and the other colonists remains a mystery. The fact of her birth is known because John White, Virginia's grandfather and the governor of the colony, returned to England in 1587 to seek fresh supplies.
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    Nothing else is known of Virginia Dare's presumably short life, as the Roanoke Colony did not endure. Virginia's grandfather John White sailed for England for fresh supplies at the end of 1587, having established his colony.
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    Virginia Dare was one of two infants born to the colonists in 1587 and the only female child born to the settlers.
    Virginia Dare was born in the Roanoke Colony in what is now North Carolina in August 1587, the first child of English parents born in the New World. "Elenora, daughter to the governor of the city and wife to Ananias Dare, one of the assistants, was delivered of a daughter in Roanoke".
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