Black Caesar returns to Key Largo
Black Caesar was an 18th century African pirate known for his huge size, immense strength, and keen intelligence, this African tribal war chieftain escaped from a slave ship and used Elliot Key, just north of Key Largo as a base camp to hide his loot and harem of over 100 women. For nearly a decade, he raided shipping from the Florida Keys and later served as one of Captain Blackbeard's chief lieutenants aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge. He was one of the surviving members of Blackbeard's crew following his death at the hands of Lieutenant Robert Maynard in 1718. Caesar's Rock, one of three islands located north of Key Largo, is the present-day site of his original headquarters and named in his honor.
Black Caesar is known to haunt Key Largo and it’s shores. He has been sighted many times during the Piratesfest. Buccaneers, wenches, lads and lassies, IF YOU DARE unleash your inner pirate and join Black Caesar for this year’s Pirates’ Fest.
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