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Whaling Museum Open
February 6–March 31, 2020
Thursday-Sunday, 10:00am–4:00pm

On This Day in Nantucket History

April 4, 1752Read more from April 4, 1752

Eighteen-year-old Peleg Folger left on the ship Mary headed north to hunt whales. This is what he wrote in his whaling journal on this day in 1752. Read more from April 4, 1752

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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