It's the Pirate's Life for Us!

Posted by: perry 6/3/2011 12:40 AM

June 3, 2011
It's the Pirate's Life for Us!
This weekend, Hampton celebrates the 11th Annual Blackbeard Festival. On Friday's program, we'll hear from a "real-life" member of "Blackbeard's crew" about what it was like to serve aboard the dreaded pirate's vessel!  We'll also talk with the author of a new book chronicling the life of the most famous of all female pirates, Anne Bonny.  You can learn more about the festival at

Scheduled Guests:
Wendy Wilkinson
- author, "27 LettersFrom Anne Bonny to Her Secret Suitor"
Pernell Taylor, a.k.a. "Garrett Gibbens" - a member of Blackbeard's Crew, a living history organization that tries to educate people on what life as a pirate was like. He is also the current Vice President of the Colonial Seaport Foundation, a group dedicated to preserving facets of America’s colonial (17th-18th Century) maritime heritage
Toni Williams – Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the Virginia Air and Space Museum and the Celebrations by the Bay Event Series


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