St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will be on Antiques Roadshow

antiques-RoadshowFrom the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum 

St. Augustine, FL — The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will be featured the on PBS Antiques Roadshow. The episode of the popular program is entitled “Jacksonville, Hour 2” will air nationally at 8/7 center on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. on WJCT-TV.

Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst’s visit to the museum will be show. This portion of the program features an appraisal of the first item gathered for museum founder Pat Croce’s collection — the 1684 edition of Alexander Exquemelin’s book ‘Buccaneers of America” that was purchased by Croce over 30 years ago.

The book itself is one of the first attempts to study Piracy, and became a primary source of information for subsequent histories of the profession.

Viewers can keep apprised of the appraised via the following social media outlets:

On twitter – @roadshowpbs, @ThePirateMuseum, @marklwalberg

On facebook – @antiques_roadshow, @ThePirateMuseum

The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum is located in the heart of St. Augustine, Florida and is open 7 days a week from 10AM until 7PM. The museum can be contacted via the above social media outlets, online at, or by phone at 904-819-1444.


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