Random Facts

These are just a couple of facts that are interesting enough to have their own page.

On August 12th, 1585, one of Raleigh’s settlers of the lost Roanoke Colony wrote the
first of several letters home to England.  They were the first letters written in America in
English.  Their existence was not known until 1860.

If the outcome would have been different, and England would not have won against the
Spanish Armada, people in North America today might all be speaking Spanish instead
of English.


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