Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Rare pirate ship papers uncovered
It seems that there really were pirates who could read and write.
The Smithsonian reports on the latest find from the wreck of Blackbeard's ship.
Three-hundred-year-old scraps of paper that somehow survived centuries aboard the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship are offering new insight into what pirates read during their down time, according to conservationists at the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.