History Channel Will ‘Return To Roanoke’ In New Lost Colony Special

Posted By on March 9, 2017

The History Channel continues the search for answers about America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the real life disappearance of the The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island, in the new special Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven, premiering on the network this month.

In the special presentation, a team of scientists head back to Roanoke Island, the site of the mass disappearance.

The legend of the missing colonists as described in Paul Green’s play is performed each night during the summer in the country’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama, The Lost Colony, which is presented on the very site where the true story acutaly happened. now part of Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island.

Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven premieres on the History Channel at 9pm on Sunday, March 26.

You can watch a first look preview below!

 

History's 'Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven' premieres on March 26, 2017.

History’s ‘Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven’ premieres on March 26, 2017.

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Posted by Matt Artz

This article has 2 comments

  1. Today is May 13, 2017. Missed the previous showing of “Return to Roanoke; Search for the Seven” earlier this month. When will the Discovery Channel being replaying this again. I really want to see it!!!!

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  2. Will there be more research and more shows? I think this warrants archaeological research in Oconeechee Neck, NC and you have given enough proof for Jamestown ancestry groups to maybe sponsor such We never suspected that all that John Smith wrote was actually true and we never thought they ended upstream on the Roanoke River. There was much discussion in the 1960’s & 70’s that some native Americans had blue eyes because they had ancestry from the lost colonists. Some in the high plains area near Christie, Va. at HyCo lake north of Roxboro and I have met blue eyed Lumbee from Robeson County. A simple DNA test might be of interest. There is an active Mormon group in Pembroke. They do genealogy and would know how pure their ancestry is since that time.

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