I was recently asked by Wake County Public Libraries to give a virtual Zoom presentation on fascinating but little known facts about colonial North Carolina history. In this presentation, I talked about the Lost Colony, the Tuscarora War and how it led directly to the rise of Blackbeard, and much more.
You can watch it here.
Resources from Wake County Public Libraries History Presentation
- Deposition relating to Blackbeard and a scuffle in the Pamlico River, as well as his relationship with Tobias Knight
- Blackbeard’s True Treasure by Kevin Duffus
- Seaborne Slave Trade in North Carolina [The North Carolina Historical Review, Vol. 71, No. 1 (JANUARY 1994), pp. 1-61]