• January 12, 2013

Coastal Pirates

When pirates sailed onto our shores, we didn’t know their kind. They pillaged for treasures and left as legends.


Alan Hodge

If in real life Blackbeard never looked this frightening, we don’t want to know. This is how we remember him.

This quiz first appeared in the August 2012 issue of Our State.



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