The History Behind This Georgia Island Is Rumored To Involve Buried Treasure

Off the coast of Georgia is an island which has quite the surprising history. With more than 5,500 acres, Blackbeard Island has been the setting for pirate’s tales and rumors of buried treasure for the past 200 years. Just how true are these claims of hidden riches and pirate lore? Take a look and see for yourself.

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So, what do you think? Is there buried treasure hidden somewhere on Blackbeard Island? We’d love to hear from you!

Otherwise if Georgia history is what you love, then check out The Oldest General Store In Georgia Has A Fascinating History.