Illustration depicts John White (c1540 - c1593) and others as they find a tree into which is carved the word 'Croatoan,' Roanoke Island, North Carolina, 1590. Stock Montage/Getty Images

'American Horror Story' Revisits a Great Centuries-old Mystery

U.S. television series 'American Horror Story' explores the disappearance of 118 pilgrims from the British Roanoke colony.

Where did the 118 colonists who came to a small island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina in 1587 vanish to? In the absence of any solid findings, writers, filmmakers and tour guides have proposed all kinds...

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