One of The Worst Disasters in U.S. History Happened Right Here in North Carolina

Scores of people flock to the North Carolina coast each year, each expecting to enjoy the breathtaking views and a vacation filled with rest and relaxation. But few of those visitors realize the history of the popular spot. While North Carolina’s Outer Banks have become a vacation destination for many, it was once the site of one of the country’s very first tragedies.

What do you think happened to The Lost Colony?

For more North Carolina history, here are 11 hiking trails that lead to some incredible pieces of history.