CAPE FEAR HISTORY & MYSTERIES: Death of Blackbeard


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.

The most infamous pirate from our area is believed to be Blackbeard.

In this week’s edition of Cape Fear History & Mysteries, a local storyteller shares the story of what led up to the death of Edward Teach.

Check out the video above to learn more.

Then visit WWAYTV3.com/history-mysteries every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month for another installment of “Cape Fear History & Mysteries.”

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