Home State Of Blackbeard?

Our recent posting concerning the Bostic Lincoln Center Museum and its claim that Abraham Lincoln was born in North Carolina created quite the furor, especially among some Kentuckians who monitor this blog. Well, a new book by author Kevin Duffus may cause a similar outbreak. In The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate, Duffus claims that the infamous pirate was born in North Carolina, not Bristol, England.


Read more about this and other claims from the forthcoming book in this Raleigh News and Observer article.