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When was Roanoke Island discovered?

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Roanoke Island was discovered in 1585.
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Where is Roanoke island?

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What did Sir Walter Raleigh discover on Roanoke Island?

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Is Roanoke Island inhabited today?

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Why did the English settlen on the island of Roanoke?

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How old is Roanoke Island?

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