National Geographic : 1941 Aug
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byJ.Baylor Roberts As of Old, Sir Walter Raleigh Presents Tobacco, Potatoes, and Two Indian Chiefs toQueen Elizabeth On Roanoke Island, where Raleigh's colonists first settled and mysteriously vanished, islanders now produce a colorful play, The Lost Colony. Founding ofthe colony in 1587, birth of Virginia Dare, the first child born in America of English parents, and other historical high lights are included inthe pageant.' Ofthe cast of 100 players, only five are professionals. The actor with the red-feathered hat (right) is a young captain of a fishingboat.