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Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry

Southampton , NY 631-283-2494

The Sperm Whale in a Flurry from The
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Weekly: Wed. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thu. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Through Sat. 12/30.

Where:

Rogers Mansion, Southampton Historical Museum
17 Meeting House Lane, Rogers Mansion
Southampton, NY 11968-4911

Price:

$4 (opening reception, free)

Description:

Interactive exhibit documenting Southampton Village’s prominent role in the whaling industry during the mid-19th century; artifacts include whaling tools, maps, illustrations, archival images and text, all highlighting the roles of local indigenous people, slaves, servants, whaling captains, and the families that were sustained by the whaling industry; reception 4-6 p.m. March 4 (free)

Email:

nhart@southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

Website: http://southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

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