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Pirate Related Street Names (part 2)

7157076582_1374c943d1_bAs you know, I love driving into sub-divisions and seeing theme-named streets! Pulling into this one made me smile being a history buff remembering the stories of Pirates in movies and literature.

Peg Leg: Is an artificial limb fitted to the remaining stump of a human leg. Though its use dates to antiquity, they’re mostly associated with pirates, you’ll find at least one in every movie.

Treasure Chest: Buried treasure is an important part of the popular beliefs surrounding pirates. According to popular conception, often buried their stolen fortunes in remote places, intending to return for them later, often with the use of treasure maps.

Gold Bullion: Gold bars & coins mostly associated with Spain were the pirates main focus in looting ships.

Buccaneer: Were pirates who attacked Spanish shipping in the Caribbean Sea during the 17th century now synonymous with the word pirate.

Jolly Roger: A wide variation of flags flown to identify a ship’s crew as pirates that were about to attack. The flag most commonly identified today is the skull and crossbones.

You can find these Pirate themed street names for yourself by turning at Mile Marker 23.0 oceanside onto Cutthroat Drive or bayside at Yardarm Road and just begin driving noticing as many different names that remind you of an era gone by.

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