Blackbeard


Discover the Science of Blackbeard and Other Pirates During An April 25 N.C. Science Festival Event

GREENVILLE, NC April 16, 2015 – From weapon firings to sifting for gold, visitors of all ages will enjoy great explorations at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation lab in Greenville during the April 25 N.C. Science Festival program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, ran aground […]


Expanded Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit Opens at the North Carolina Maritime Museum

BEAUFORT, NC Jan. 22, 2015 – Blackbeard returns to the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort as a newly expanded exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, January 24. The exhibit includes new artifacts from Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge and a new Conservation Laboratory. Staff members from the Queen […]


Last Cannon Recovered from Ocean Floor Showcased at Queen Anne's Revenge Conservation Lab Open House Nov. 15

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 10, 2014 – Lots of pirate loot will be showcased at the Open House at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Laboratory Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Artifacts on view from Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, will include cannons, gold dust, navigational instruments. Conservators and archaeologists can explain […]


Blackbeard lands at the NC Maritime Museum for Beaufort Pirate Invasion

Blackbeard to land at NC Maritime Museum for annual pirate luncheon, activities BEAUFORT, NC July 30, 2014– Ahoy, Pirates! The North Carolina Maritime Museum offers a child (and parent) friendly zone for families visiting during Beaufort’s annual Pirate Invasion.   On Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, the Museum offer […]


Treasures from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

Only for a Limited Time Aug. 2-Sept. 13 WINNABOW, NC July 17, 2014 – A cannon ball, window glass and gold dust from the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR), will be on exhibit at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site from Aug. 2 to Sept. 13. A […]


Actual Treasures from Blackbeard’s Ship Will Be Displayed at Reed Gold Mine Feb. 22-April 5

MIDLAND, NC Feb. 6, 2014 – Actual treasures from the shipwreck of Blackbeard the Pirate are traveling the state and Reed Gold Mine will host this incredible exhibit for six weeks. Blackbeard’s Queen’s Anne’s Revenge: 1718 features real items from the shipwreck of Blackbeard the Pirate. The Queen Anne’s Revenge ran […]


This Day in N.C. History: The Top 10 Posts of 2013

RALEIGH, NC December 21, 2013 – During the past year it’s been our pleasure to tell you some fascinating stories from our state’s history. As we head toward the New Year, we thought we’d recap those posts that you liked the most. Here are the top 10, with the most […]


Hands-On History Day Offers a Glimpse of Pirates and Colonial Life Thursday, Nov. 21

SEDALIA, NC November 8, 2013 – Ahoy mateys! The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum is hosting the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources’ traveling exhibition Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge 1718. The exhibition includes artifacts pulled from the underwater wreckage of Blackbeard the pirate’s infamous flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Items on display include […]


Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibition Opens at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, Saturday, Oct. 26

SEDALIA, NC October 4, 2013 — Ahoy mateys! The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum will be hosting the N. C. Department of Cultural Resources’ traveling exhibition Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge 1718. The exhibition includes items pulled from the underwater wreckage of Blackbeard the pirate’s infamous flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Opening Day activities […]


Treasures from Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge to Visit Historic Edenton Sept. 6 to Oct. 19

EDENTON, NC August 28, 2013 – Treasures last touched by pirates almost 300 years ago will be exhibited by Historic Edenton at the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse from Sept. 6 to Oct. 19. It is the third stop on a statewide tour of the traveling exhibit Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge, 1718. […]