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On This Day in Nantucket History

June 14, 1870Read more from June 14, 1870

Nantucket’s whaling era ended in 1870 when the last whale ship, the Eunice H Adams, commanded by Captain Zenas Coleman, arrived back in port. Read more from June 14, 1870

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