Plank House

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This house was the residence of one of Blackboard’s mistresses, and was built sometime during the 1790’s. People have reported seeing strange lights in the house late at night, and being touched by an unseen presence.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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221 Market Street
Marcus Hook, PA
United States

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39.813817, -75.41222800000003
Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Nearest Towns:
Marcus Hook, PA (0.5 mi.)
Trainer, PA (1.0 mi.)
Linwood, PA (1.1 mi.)
Boothwyn, PA (1.9 mi.)
Claymont, DE (2.7 mi.)
Upland, PA (3.1 mi.)
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA (3.5 mi.)
Ardentown, DE (3.8 mi.)
Pedricktown, NJ (3.8 mi.)
Chester, PA (3.9 mi.)

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  1. I seriously doubt that any mistress of Blackbeard (his birth name was Edward Teach) lived in or around Marcus Hook in the 1790’s.

    You see, he was born in 1680 and was, I believe, hanged in 1718 in Virginia.

  2. Does anybody remember the mansion that used to be across the street from the plank house it was torn down back in the 80s early 90s does it have a link to the plank house

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