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Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum
Phone
631-725-0770
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Location

Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum, 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Date

Sep 09 2018

Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

Free

Age

All

Captain Henry Green, Long Island Whaler and Treasure Hunter A lecture by Rosemary McKinley

Author and storyteller Rosemary McKinley has dug deep into the life and whaling adventures of Captain Henry Green (1794-1873), who was born in Sag Harbor and went to sea for the first time aboard the ship Fair Helen in 1817. He worked his way up to captain on many sailing vessels and achieved substantial wealth before ending his career. He kept a log book on his last voyage to California on the Sabina that tells so much about the man and life at sea.

The book is about the whaling industry as much as it is about this ordinary man who led an extraordinary life.
The author has been doing presentations at historical societies, libraries, museums and book stores.

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