Scott Parker, the son of a professor of dramatic arts at UNC for 40 years, has a mystery laced with history about a rock lodged in Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill that very likely was ballast on one of Sir Walter Raleigh’s ships that brought Elizabethans to Roanoke Island between 1584-1590, roughly 430 years ago.
Scott Parker, the son of a professor of dramatic arts at UNC for 40 years, has a mystery laced with history about a rock lodged in Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill that very likely was ballast on one of Sir Walter Raleigh’s ships that brought Elizabethans to Roanoke Island between 1584-1590, roughly 430 years ago. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Scott Parker, the son of a professor of dramatic arts at UNC for 40 years, has a mystery laced with history about a rock lodged in Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill that very likely was ballast on one of Sir Walter Raleigh’s ships that brought Elizabethans to Roanoke Island between 1584-1590, roughly 430 years ago. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

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