EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Local author Lee Ireland will discuss his book, "America's Pirates and Their Hidden Treasures: Volume One: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland" during an event hosted by the Atlantic County Historical Society 6:30 p.m. tonight (Monday, March 13) at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave.

Ireland, an Egg Harbor Township resident, has included first-hand accounts of the pirate's environment on land and sea.

The book captures the tales of the pirates who frequented the shores and explains where they may have buried their treasures. The book tells exciting and entertaining stories while being historically accurate and educational.

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. For information call 609-641-8976 or 609-927-5218.

Learn more at AtlanticCountyHistoricalSocietynj.org.