Discover the true stories of Blackbeard in Brigantine, NJ, and Captain Kidd in Cape May.
Join the Cinnaminson Public Library on Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. for a meet the author event! Adults, families, and seniors are welcome to this informational and fun event. Get to meet Lee Ireland, author of “America’s Pirates and Their Treasure”.
Learn why Philadelphia became a “Pirate-friendly port.” Hear the true story of five Lewes, Del. men who were arrested as “Merchants to the pirates.” Investigate Maryland’s homegrown pirates, “Clarke” and “Sparrow.” Identify likely hunting grounds for pirates’ buried treasure, including the Delaware River in Penn., Burlington and Mercer counties in N.J.
Learn about the pirates’ exploits, pirate culture and how they came to be involved in the profession. Registration is required at http://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/calendar/americas-pirates-and-their-treasure-meet-author-event.