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Blackbeard

Explore with George: Queen Anne's Revenge Exhibit

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videoThe Queen Anne's Revenge exhibit opens tomorrow at Fort Anderson. The exhibit will feature treasures from Blackbeard's historic ship that sunk near Beaufort Inlet in 1718. Full story...
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Artifacts from Blackbeard's ship at Tryon Palace

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Artifacts from the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate will be on display at Tryon Palace in New Bern. Artifacts from the Queen Anne's Revenge, including cannon balls, a wine bottle and nautical tools, are on display in the Duffy Gallery from Friday through Feb. 15. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Blackbeard Loses His Head

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video Two hundred and ninety-five years ago, it was "off" with Blackbeard's head. One of the most infamous pirates in history, Edward Teach who gained the nickname Blackbeard for his fierce appearance. had a long history in North Carolina. Full story...
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Crews raise two more cannons from Blackbeard's ship

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videoThe crew of the R/V Dan Moore from Cape Fear Community College went back to the site of Blackbeard's sunken ship today. Full story...
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Andrea's approach cancels research trip to Blackbeard's shipwreck

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Tropical Storm Andrea may still be hundreds of miles away, but it started having an impact here in North Carolina early this morning. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Blackbeard was killed

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The “Golden Age of Piracy” flourished briefly along the North Carolina coast in the early 18th century. Foremost among the pirates was Edward Teach, aka “Blackbeard.” He lived briefly in the town of Bath during the summer of 1718. Full story...
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Divers to mark end of Queen Anne's expedition

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A formal ceremony is marking the end of an eight-week expedition to recover artifacts from the ship believed to have belonged to Blackbeard. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday in Beaufort. Full story...
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Blackbeard ship anchor set for brief display

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The first anchor from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast is going on public display in Greenville for a few hours. Full story...
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Blackbeard artifacts on display in Fayetteville

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Artifacts from the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate are now on display at the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville. Full story...
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Blackbeard's cannon salvaged from shipwreck off NC

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Researchers have raised a 2,000-pound cannon from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, which has been on the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast for nearly 300 years. Full story...
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Salvage in NC aims to recover Blackbeard's cannon

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Researchers hope to raise a one-ton cannon from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, which has been on the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast for nearly 300 years. Full story...
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Blackbeard artifacts exhibit opens at NC museum

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Bells, cannon and lead shot are among the items that will be on display when the North Carolina Maritime Museum opens the largest exhibit to date of artifacts from the wreck presumed to be the remains of Blackbeard's flagship. Full story...
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Blackbeard's anchor returns from the depths

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video A piece of history has been raised from the pits of the ocean, and it’s the largest artifact that's ever been recovered from perhaps the most infamous pirate's flagship. Full story...
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CFCC, UNCW to help in search for Blackbeard's booty

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video Pirates and their folklore have international appeal. Now a local group of archaeologists is partnering with UNCW and CFCC to dig into a wreck close to home. Full story...
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Presumed Blackbeard booty on display at NC museum

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New booty is going on display after it was collected from the shipwreck believed to be Blackbeard's pirate flagship. Full story...
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