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Stede Bonnet: The Underappreciated Gentleman Pirate


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The Gentleman pirate often stands in the shadow of other buccaneers like Blackbeard and Calico Jack, but Stede Bonnet has an interesting story. How did a wealthy planter from Barbados become a pirate and why would he? Dr. Lindley Butler will share his insights into the life of one of the most intriguing characters in the Age of Sail.
All Third Tuesday Evening programs are free and open to the public; however, registration is requested. Most lectures are held at the Southport Community Building at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Please contact the museum for more information or to register 910-477-5151
We would like to thank Jim and Nancy Crum for sponsoring our April Third Tuesday Program.