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Pirate Day in Prospect 

If you’ve ever had a secret desire to be a pirate, Saturday was your day.The Friends of Fort Knox sponsored their annual Pirate Day at the Fort Knox State Historic Site in Prospect. The pirates took part in cannon firing demonstrations, sword fighting, gunplay, and creating general mayhem.All who attended were asked to don their best pirate costume and pirate accent and speech.Organizers say the event is something everyone seems to enjoy.”These are professional pirates and particularly the kids just love it.””It looked like there weren’t too many heads blown off, so that’s a pretty good day for piracy.”Crudbeard is the captain of the Pirates of the Dark Rose, a group that tours the eastern seaboard putting on displays of historic piracy.