publication date: Monday, October 19, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Mysteries

clue: We know what became of our first president, and the first European to come here, but the fate of another first is lost forever.

explanation: Dare was the first baby born in the European colonies in America, and disappeared along with the rest of the Roanoke colony in 1588. She has since become a folkloric figure in American history because of what might have become of her. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, and Walter Chesser


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