The History Behind This Georgia Island Is Rumored To Involve Buried Treasure
By Marisa Roman|Published November 04, 2016
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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.