First Colony Foundation
in partnership with
The National Park Service at Fort Raleigh, Elizabeth R & Company & US Fish & Wildlife
OBX HISTORY WEEKEND
Roanoke! The Map! Westward Ho! X marks the spot!
symposium, historic tours, exhibits
Friday 27 October 2017—The First Colony & Virginea Pars Map
Saturday 28 October 2017—The 1587 Lost Colony
TOUR & SCREENING ROOM SCHEDULES:
WALKING TOUR [weather permitting] [NO FEE] each day to Fort Raleigh Historic Zone
SCREENING ROOM VIDEO [NO FEE] each day of UNC-TV's Science Now
AIR TOURS [weather permitting] [FEE CHARGED] each day Roundtrip flight from Dare County Airport up the Albemarle Sound to the confluence of the Roanoke & Chowan Rivers and SITE X. 30 minute total air time. Audio narrative & 4 headsets provided. Go to www.firstcolonyfoundation.org for booking information.
BOAT TOURS [weather permitting] [FEE CHARGED] each day depart Pirates Cove Marina for round-trip sunset cruise to Fort Raleigh, following the water-route taken by John White. Historical narrative en route. Ticketed. Go to www.firstcolonyfoundation.org for booking information.
EXHIBIT SCHEDULE [NO FEE]
Elizabethan Costumes, First Colony Foundation Exhibit & Reproduction Crafts On display in the Dare County Arts Council’s historic Old Courthouse building in downtown Manteo.
27 October, Friday 10am-5pm
28 October, Saturday 10am-noon
See http://www.firstcolonyfoundation.org/ for more information and a full schedule.
OBX History Weekend is sponsored in part by the OBX Visitors Bureau, The Outer Banks Community Foundation, The Town of Manteo, Dare County Arts Council and Friends of the OBX History Center.