Tag Archives: Fort Walton Beach Florida

Be a Real Southerner: Read our Weekly Round-Up

It was a pretty busy week here on Real Southern Men. And with a busy week, there’s always a chance y’all missed something. Here’s you chance to slow down, grab a sweet tea and catch up on some real Southern goodness…

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Nine Questions With a Real Southern Pirate

A few weeks ago, we delved into the question of who is the real Billy Bowlegs, patron pirate of the festival of the same name in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Today, we get to delve deeper into the question in our Q&A with Bruce Marshall, the Captain Billy of the Krewe of Bowlegs from two years ago. Bruce was kind enough to indulge us with answers to Wayne Franklin’s Nine Questions…

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It’s Pirate Week on Real Southern Men!

In honor of the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and┬áDrake’s Raid in St. Augustine, we’ve dubbed this Pirate Week on RSM. First, we delved into the mystery of why the Billy Bowlegs Festival claims William Augustus Bowles as its patron pirate … despite the fact that he was never called Billy […]

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