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Goody Hallett

Goody Hallet Dance from zena bibler on Vimeo.

Maria Hallett was a pirate's girlfriend. Her parents wouldn't let her marry Black Sam Bellamy because he had no money. He became a famous pirate, collected a ship full of gold, and sailed back to her hometown in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. On April 17th, The Whydah struck one of Wellfleet's famous sandbars and sunk, killing most of the crew. Legend has it that Hallett used to visit the shore every night watching for Black Sam’s return. Some say she actually witnessed the famous Whydah shipwreck, and cried out as her true love drowned; others say she spent her later days as a witch, condemning ships that passed through her harbor.

Filmed and danced near Uncle Tim's Bridge in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

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