On August 7th, an obscure independent fundamentalist Baptists pastor presided over a wedding at a church he founded in the northern Maine town of East Millinocket, which was followed by… Read more »
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The Preacher and the Plague: a profile of the Maine pastor at the center of a notorious super spreader event
Talking pirates with Hilary Duff on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are?
In an unlikely development, I recently returned to Blackbeard’s Bath, North Carolina haunt to chat with actress Hilary Duff about one of her ancestors, the man responsible for the pirate’s… Read more »
Talking pirates on the Under the Crossbones podcast
Recently Phil Johnson, host of the Under the Crossbones podcast, contacted me and noted that we’ve next year will mark the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s death in the Battle of… Read more »