Southport shows reality of pirate life
How do Hollywood pirates match up to the real pirates of the past? Find out in “Myth vs. the Reality of Pirate Life” offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on Tuesday, July 17.
(Art by Don Maitz - all rights reserved)
The free program, featuring author and historian Jack Fryar, begins at 7 p.m.
“Fryar will go beyond the infamous Blackbeard, and will examine many others who plied through the waters of our region,” said Museum Site Manager Mary Strickland.
The program will be held at the Southport Community Building, 223 East Bay St. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and registration is recommended. Call the Museum at (910)457-0003 to register. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com