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What was the first English settlement?
October 23, 2011 11:55PM
Jamestown was the first English settlement.
The FIRST English settlement in what is now the US was Roanoke Island, NC. However, all colonists there disappeared. Jamestown was the first PERMANENT English colony is the US.