Topic: Massachusetts

Whydah Artifacts in Exhibit

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In the summer of 2007, Barry Clifford and his divers brought up 25,000 pounds of artifacts from the Whydah: “more than ever before,” he says. To date the team has retrieved more than 200,000 objects, including the ship’s bell. Some of these items are included in a roving National Geographic exhibit called “Real Pirates,” currently at The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (215-448-1200; fi.edu) through November 2.

For more information, go to:

piratesexhibit.com

nationalgeographic.com/mission/real-pirates

nationalgeographic.com/whydah/main.html

ngeo.com/whydah/story.html

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