The Pirates of North Carolina: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of Colonial Piracy in North Carolina

Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 1 pm EST

Join Allyson Ropp, a maritime archaeologist, as she explores the history, archaeology, and cultural memory of piracy in colonial North Carolina. Hear the individual histories of the famous pirates who utilized North Carolina’s coastline and learn what drew them to North Carolina in the first place. See what evidence exists in North Carolina relating to the time of the pirates and how they utilized the environment to meet their needs. Finally, explore the overlap between our current memory of pirates and the overlap with their historic presence and uses within the state. Registration for the webinar can be found here.