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Alligator Reef Lighthouse
This 140-year-old beacon off the Florida Keys marks the wreck of a Navy ship that once roamed the Caribbean hunting pirates.
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Christian Jacobsen Drakenberg's Last Home
The final home of the legendary Danish sailor said to have lived to be 146 years old.
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A 'River Pirate' Can Be a Criminal—Or Another River
What outlaws on the Mississippi have to do with glaciers in the Yukon.
April 18, 2017
St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine's record-setting narrow street was designed to protect against pirates.
Added by J Ginsberg
The First Pirate Bay Server
From under the bed of one of the co-founders, this server helped launch the notorious file-sharing website.
Added by Ivana Grubor
Port Royal, Jamaica
Sunken Pirate City at Port Royal
Nature took her revenge on the "Wickedest City in the World."
Added by Annetta Black
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Bowman's Hill Tower
This stone tower marks a lookout point over the historic Washington Crossing, and maybe some buried treasure.
Added by Jane Weinhardt Goldberg
Why Do Pirates Wear Earrings?
Yar! Pirates and ear jewelry have a legendary history.
June 01, 2016
Laguna de Bacalar (Lake of Seven Colors)
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The Rise of Pirate Libraries
Shadowy digital libraries want to hold all the world's knowledge and give it away for free.
April 21, 2016
The Chinese Female Pirate Who Commanded 80,000 Outlaws
Ching Shih, who lived and pillaged during the Qing Dynasty, has been called the most successful pirate in history.
April 06, 2016
Once a bustling fishing village and trading post, today these Cape Verde ruins provide a home only for seabirds and turtles.
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East Hampton, New York
This private island is still in the family after a 400-year history including a witch hunt and a pirate
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Laguna Beach, California
Victoria Beach's Pirate Tower
This strange seaside tower got its name from a wealthy eccentric who would hide coins among its stones
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Did the Utopian Pirate Nation of Libertatia Ever Really Exist?
December 14, 2015
The Pirate Cemetery
This picturesque island graveyard is the final resting place of dozens of notorious pirates
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The Surprising Truth About Pirates and Parrots
November 19, 2015
Are There Still Real Skeletons In Disneyland's "Pirates of the Caribbean"?
October 26, 2015
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