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Carole Marsh Mystery Series

Real Kids! Real Places!

The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate

"His head is missing?" Michele asked. "Whose head?" When the answer turns out to be Blackbeard, the fiercest pirate of all, four kids set off on a real adventure in North Carolina's real pirate haunt port town of Bath. While struggling to recover a special prop and save an outdoor drama, the kids learn about the Golden Age of Piracy from Maine to Florida up and down the American coast. They also learn a lot of history, solve a mystery, meet a legend, and much more! They have a lot of Jolly Roger laughs! But do they find the treasure? Hmm, would they tell? Avast! This mystery is a treasure trove of fun! 

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! 
Blackbeard's death • History of Bath, NC • Bath geography • History of Ned Teach a.k.a. Blackbeard • Amphitheaters • History of the Bonner family and Bonner's Point • History of the Palmer-Marsh House • Information on St. Thomas Church • Lustre • Pontipool • Mary Ormond, Blackbeard's wife • Legend of the Magic Horse Tracks • Sailors• Mirrors • Erosion • Bath Creek • Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island, NC • Plum Point, Bath • Buzzard Inn, • Bath Public Library • St. Thomas Cemetery • Van Der Veer House • Magic Horse Tracks near Washington, NC. 

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