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Dec13

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

Southampton , NY 631-283-2494

The Sperm Whale in a Flurry from The

The Sperm Whale in a Flurry from The Whale Fishery, by Louis Ambroise Garneray, oil on canvas

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When:

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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