WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you know anything about the history of the Cape Fear region, you likely know about the role pirates played in that history.
But the truth sometimes isn’t what you see in the movies.
In this week’s edition of Cape Fear History & Mysteries, a local storyteller separates some of the fact from fiction, including the legend of the most infamous pirate of all: Blackbeard.
Check out the video above to learn more.
Then visit WWAYTV3.com/history-mysteries each Thursday for another installment of “Cape Fear History & Mysteries.”