Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina: Backyard Pirate Giant

A former mascot of an Outer Banks miniature golf, where he stood for 30 years, the pirate now stands in the backyard of a home christened "Pirate Place."

Pirate Place

Address:
1009 Lisa Court, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Directions:
Pirate Place. From US Hwy 158/N. Croatan Hwy, turn west at the stoplight onto W. 5th St. At the 9th left, turn left onto Lisa Court. Pirate Place is at the end of the court. Private property; please be respectful.
Admission:
Donation
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Pirate Place Statue

A large pirate statue was recently erected in the backyard of a home in Kill Devil Hills. It can be found off of 5th Street, down one of the courts. It can be seen from 5th Street towering over the houses.

The figure was originally produced as a pirate for an Outer Banks business. It formally stood at Forbes Minature Golf in Nags Head for 30 some years.

[Damon, 01/22/2016]

He has a pirate captain's hat, beard, belt buckle, and boots. The big fella shares some characteristics of a mountain man or Daniel Boone statue, seen elsewhere in North Carolina.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Wright Brothers First FlightWright Brothers First Flight, Kill Devil Hills, NC - 1 mi.
Galaxy GolfGalaxy Golf, Nags Head, NC - 5 mi.
Castle Buried in Castle Buried in "East Coast's Tallest Sand Dune", Nags Head, NC - 6 mi.
In the region:
Tiny Post Office, Salvo, NC - 36 mi.

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