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 […]

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 […]

What's Happening This Weekend Across North Carolina

Culture Around Every Corner: July 24-27 RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 – An exploration of 18th century beer in Statesville, a look at the view 20 feet from stardom in Raleigh and a lively concert of indie folk tunes in Winston-Salem are just a few of the opportunities for fun […]

A Pirate’s Exile

Nick Turner SNEADS FERRY, NC January 21, 2013: (From Journal Entry) Dec 24th, 2012, “Christmas Eve on a sailboat…nice.  Went to the deck tonight for a cigarette and there was a huge pod of dolphins right off the starboard side of the stern…anchored off of South Edisto Island in SC.  […]

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. […]

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge: 1718 Displays Actual Treasures from Blackbeard’s Flagship

This Traveling Exhibit Will Be Displayed at the N.C. Transportation Museum July 19 to August 31 SPENCER, NC July 10, 2013 – Actual treasures from the shipwreck of Blackbeard the Pirate are traveling the state and the N.C. Transportation Museum will host this incredible exhibit for six weeks. Blackbeard’s Queen’s […]

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Reveals Truth Behind Pirate Life

SOUTHPORT – How do Hollywood pirates match up to the real pirates of the past? Find out in “Myth vs. the Reality of Pirate Life” offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on Tuesday, July 17. The free program, featuring author and historian Jack Fryar, begins at 7 […]