HEROES: First Child

Though only the first nine days of her life are known to history, Virginia Dare was last week given her 343rd birthday party. At Manteo*; (pop. 394) on Roanoke Island in the sound waters of North Carolina was dedicated a memorial gateway composed of two large pillars, one to Virginia Dare, the other to Manteo, friendly Indian. Miss Mabel Evans accepted the gateway from the U. S. in behalf of the Roanoke Colony Memorial Association. Archibald Henderson, head of the University of North Carolina's mathematics department, spoke of "America's debt of...

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