N.C. History Museum hosts talk on Blackbeard
RALEIGH (AP) ó The director of the exploration of what’s believed to be the shipwreck of Blackbeard’s flagship will discuss the archaeological findings from the shipwreck at the North Carolina Museum in Raleigh.
Mark Wilde-Ramsing is director of the Queen Anne’s Revenge shipwreck project. On Saturday afternoon, he’ll discuss what the findings reveal about the ship’s role in colonial America, the crew’s activities and other topics.
Admission is free, but people who want to attend should register by Thursday.
The ship ran aground off North Carolina’s coast in 1718 and its wreckage was discovered in 1996 in Beaufort Inlet.
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