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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.
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.
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.
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.
Artifacts from the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate are now on display at the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville.
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.
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.
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.