Port Bath was established on August 1, 1716 as
North Carolina’s first official port of entry.First Port Sponsor Package Revised

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Tricentenial of Blackbeard the Pirate!

On October 19-20, 2018, Bath, North Carolina, will portray the history of the one and only Blackbeard and the men who were real colonial American pirates!

Although many towns celebrate a fictional, pop-culture Blackbeard… Few places in America have a legitimate reason to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the life and death of the world’s best-known pirate-privateer.