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Could this pirate's treasure on the Ohio River be lost for good?

Frontier boatman ply the Ohio River in western West Virginia.Until just after the Civil War, large parts of the valley of the Ohio River in what's now West Virginia were controlled by pirates. Sparsely settled, these marauders in watercraft hid easily in the river's coves, sporadically raiding ships and riverside communities. The opportunity to plunder along the route, far from civil authority, was extremely […]


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