Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Remember When . . . Pirates Roamed New York?

It's the 4th Wednesday of the month, which means my turn on Colonial Quills! Today I'm talking about pirates (arrrr!)--but not the in Caribbean, like we're used to thinking. These pirates roamed New York City! Hop on over to read about it!


Who isn't a fan of a good pirate tale? But when we think of Colonial-era pirates, we usually imagine warm Caribbean waters and palm trees, white sand beaches with those ships looming in the harbor. We don't usually think of America's northeast--but we should. In the late 1600s, one of the most bustling pirate dens wasn't Port Royal or Tortuga. It was the City of New York.  Read the Full Article

2 comments:

  1. Great article!! :-) fascinating!

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  2. Very interesting Roseanna. I never thought about pirates being actually welcomed in society of New York.
    Blessings,Tina

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