Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day

By: Carrie McLaren


Ahoy, mateys!

Did you know Sept. 19 is International Talk Like A Pirate Day?  Doesn’t that sound like a fun day? 

The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum invites you to join their celebration with festivities throughout the day. A highlight of the day’s festivities will be the worldwide debut of pirate enthusiast Pat Croce’s newest book, “Sir Francis Drake.”

Croce will be in attendance for autographs, along with many costumed pirates at the museum.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet pirates Drake and Jake – the former the ever-popular pirate who once came close to burning St. Augustine to the ground centuries. ago.

Therel'll also live entertainment, including the ‘landing’ of the St. Augustine Swashbucklers’ pirate ship, W.M.S. Revenge

The museum is home to the world’s only authentic pirate treasure chest and one of only three authntic Jolly Roger flags in existence. 

In all, the museum features over 800 artifacts from museum owner Pat Croce’s personal collection, the state of Florida and private collectors. 

So grab your eye patch and your trusty sword -- there’s no better place to spend ‘International Talk Like A Pirate Day’ but at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.    

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