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America’s First Whaleman

Friday, April 12, 2019

11:00 am


John Strong, who was a professor of History and American Studies for many years at Long Island University, will give a power point presentation related to his latest book, “America’s First Whalemen: The Indian Shore Whalers on Long Island, 1650-1750,” just published by Arizona Press. He will trace the development of “ye whale design” on the southern shores of Long Island in that period when the Shinnecocks, Unkechaugs and Montauketts were successfully hunting whales. Co-Sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library

Contact Information:

Laurie Collins
6312832494
lcollins@southamptonhistory.org

Where:

Roger's Mansion
17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton

Website:

www.southamptonhistory.org