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Sailing To Freedom

June 19, noon & 2pm.
$6-$8 admission + $10 participant; museum members $5
Photo – June, Sailing to Freedom PHOTO COURTESY OF NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

Did you know that whaling was America’s first integrated industry? This Juneteenth,  celebrate the resistance and resilience of African Americans in the whaling industry. Discover the stories of trailblazing captains, ingenious inventors, and celebrated craftsmen. Enjoy a special scavenger hunt around the special exhibit and construct your own boat model using a variety of wooden materials and a bit of imagination.

 

 

Location:

301 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, United States