Why is it called 'Buckroe?'

Full story: Hampton Roads Daily Press

In 1619, the "Buck Roe" Plantation was designed for public use for the newly arrived English settlers of the Virginia Company of London.
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Dewey

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Feb 16, 2008
 
Then Buckroe was destroyed by Ross Kearney.
Buckroe

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Sep 28, 2013
 
Likely because of the propensity of deer in the area. Roe is a type of deer. A buck is a male deer. Hence, Buck Roe, which later became The Buckroe plantation, area, and beach.
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Sep 28, 2013
 
Buckroes Plantation was a place where slave ships unload our peoples.

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Gammler

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Sep 30, 2013
 
I heard something about silkworms. The the Hampton City government turned it into a sow's ear.

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