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Strange Sightings A famous pirate was killed and beheaded on Ocracoke Island in 1718. The fight took place at what is now called Teach’s Hole, where, for many years, people

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Strange Sightings A famous pirate was killed and beheaded on Ocracoke Island in 1718. The fight took place at what is now called Teach’s Hole, where, for many years, people

Our State Quiz: Strange Sightings


This story was published on Oct 01, 2016

Alan Hodge

Alan Hodge was raised in Belmont and Charlotte. He has written Our State’s monthly quiz for 35 years. He is a freelance writer based in Gaston County with four first and second place statewide awards from the NC Press Assoc. and the NC Press Club for community news reporting.