Blackbeard was a real pirate, and his ship Queen Anne's Revenge was found off the coast of North Carolina in 1996. Archaeologists have recovered more than a dozen cannons from the wreckage, along with gun flints, shackles, and other pirate-y artifacts.

Blackbeard was a real pirate, and his ship Queen Anne's Revenge was found off the coast of North Carolina in 1996. Archaeologists have recovered more than a dozen cannons from the wreckage, along with gun flints, shackles, and other pirate-y artifacts.

Cardboard DIY Pirate Ship - photoprop and play house for a pirate party

Make Your Own Pirate Party Photo Booth

Anne Bonney and Mary Read are the most famous -- and ferocious -- women pirates in history, and they are the only ones known to have plied their trade in the Western Hemisphere.

The Legend of Anne and Mary …. fearsome lady pirates!!

Anne Bonney and Mary Read are the most famous -- and ferocious -- women pirates in history, and they are the only ones known to have plied their trade in the Western Hemisphere.

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship - Opens Feb 8, 2014 - San Diego Natural History Museum ~ GOING!!!!

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship - Opens Feb 8, 2014 - San Diego Natural History Museum ~ GOING!!!!

Blackbeard's Ship Queen Anne's Revenge | is a great photo of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, Blackbeard’s ship

Blackbeard's Ship Queen Anne's Revenge | is a great photo of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, Blackbeard’s ship

National Geographic Museum, Washington  Displays and programs will pique the interest of children 12 and up. The exhibition "Real Pirates" tells the tale of a real pirate ship, the Whydah, which began as a slave ship. events.nationalgeographic.com/events/national-geographic-museum, 202-857-7588  http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/maryland-family/now/bal-bs-ph-mg-mf-100-best-kidsa-20130408-photo.html

National Geographic Museum, Washington

National Geographic Museum, Washington Displays and programs will pique the interest of children 12 and up. The exhibition "Real Pirates" tells the tale of a real pirate ship, the Whydah, which began as a slave ship. events.nationalgeographic.com/events/national-geographic-museum, 202-857-7588 http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/maryland-family/now/bal-bs-ph-mg-mf-100-best-kidsa-20130408-photo.html

Treasure from the sunken pirate ship "Wydah." The Wydah Museum is in Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod.

Treasure from the sunken pirate ship "Wydah." The Wydah Museum is in Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod.

The Whydah is the only pirate ship that's ever been found. Even more significant, the Whydah was the flagship of “Black Sam” Bellamy, a famous pirate captain. Discovered by Barry Clifford in 1984, its treasures are still being recovered.More than 200K artifacts (cannons, coins, gold jewelry,  the ship’s bell have been brought to the surface. Since'07, a selection of the artifacts has been on show in a travelling exhibition ("THE REAL PIRATES") sponsored by The Natl Geo. Society.  --Listverse

The Whydah is the only pirate ship that's ever been found. Even more significant, the Whydah was the flagship of “Black Sam” Bellamy, a famous pirate captain. Discovered by Barry Clifford in 1984, its treasures are still being recovered.More than 200K artifacts (cannons, coins, gold jewelry, the ship’s bell have been brought to the surface. Since'07, a selection of the artifacts has been on show in a travelling exhibition ("THE REAL PIRATES") sponsored by The Natl Geo. Society. --Listverse

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