Blackbeard’s Legacy Ended Here

Did you know that Blackbeard’s Legacy ended in Colonial Williamsburg? Even though Edward “Blackbeard” Teach, had been given a pardon by the King of England, the governor of Virginia (living in Williamsburg) decided to send a crew to capture him in November of 1718.

While Blackbeard was killed in the attempt, his crew was brought back to Colonial Williamsburg where they were tried and executed in March of 1719.

Always amazing how lines of history intersect at the most unexpected places!

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