Thursday, April 23, 2009

Pirates in Illinois

Harrrrr Mateys

Yer Cap'n be reading The Midwest Traveler. No self respecting pirate would be with out his AAA Harrrrrr. It has this great article about a cave Harrrr. The cave is not that far away from yer Cap'n Harrrrr.

In 1795 the cave was made in to a makeshift tavern and was operated by pirates Harrrr. They luerd boatmen and other travelers in the cave with the tavern then they would rob the travelers and boatmen Harrrrrr. They where in operation for almost 30 years Harrrrrr. That be a long time of piracy Harrrrr. Now it be part of Cave-in-Rock state park in Illinois go see it for yer selves Harrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!! The best part is ye can take a boat there Harrrrr. it is called the Queen of Egypt Harrrrrr.

Cap'n Maverick the Pirate


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

What a cool cave. Do you think that Lisa-the-Mean will take you there?


Jack & Moo said...

That's a nifty cave- a Pirate Bar, woo say? Pretty klever of those pirates! Woo sure are learning lots of interesting things about pirates, thanks for sharing them with us, too!

Wooos & a-rooos,
Star & Jack a-roo

The Oceanside Animals said...

I didn't know there were pirates in Illinois! Other than Rod Blagojevich of course.

Lorenza said...

Hi, Mav!
Thanks for your interesting post about that cave! Sounds scary what those pirates did at that time!
Kisses and hugs

Anonymous said...

Hi Cap'n Maverick, sir! Wow, that's amazing! Imagine taking a nice ride in your boat and thinking you were going to a cave tavern and then getting pirated! Uh oh! Cool lesson!

See ya!

The Thundering Herd said...

Woooo, we want a cave of our own. How awesome