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Heroes and Headaches: Rhode Island's Piracy Story @ Central

Heroes and Headaches: Rhode Island's Piracy Story @ Central

This engaging presentation explores what a pirate is, why people become pirates, democracy on board pirate ships, weapons, tactics, and more. Included in the discussion is a look at the history of pirate hunters from Rhode Island, their exploits locally and abroad, and how the pirate era came to an end. The audience will have a chance to ask questions.

Free and open to the public. Register below or contact the library for assistance.

Luca Rebussini is a Rhode Island native and historian. He is a 2016 and 2017 graduate of the University of Rhode Island with BA degrees in History and Secondary Education and a 2018 graduate of Western Governors University with a Masters in ESL. He currently teaches History in the Pawtucket School System.

Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Contact:
Zach Berger; 401-943-9080 x3; zach@cranstonlibrary.org
Location:
James T. Giles Community Room
Branch:
Central Library
Categories:
  History     Website Events  

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