Manteo is named after an Indian named Manteo who belonged to the Croatan Tribe.The first settlers in North Carolina were here in the 1580s. However the settlement and all the settlers disappeared, which is where the “Lost Colony” comes from. The first permanent settlement was established in the mid 1600’s. Image 5 1/2 x 8 1/2″ in a 9 x 12 mat and framed in a 3″ dark gold plein aire frame. .