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Blackbeard Death Day

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, Amusements, General

Philip Howard reminds us that 287 years ago today, Edward Teach was shot, stabbed and finally beheaded by Lt. Robert Maynard. According to Cpt. Robert Temple, Blackbeard aka Teach swam around the ship seven times supposedly seeking out his head.

We’ll be on Ocracoke tomorrow with our heads — and with this weather our hats on.

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