Today • February 25 • at the NHA

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

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Today's whaling museum schedule

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

On This Day in Nantucket History

February 25, 1799Read more from February 25, 1799

Benjamin Lawrence was born in 1799 and shipped out as boatsteerer in the ill-fated whaleship Essex in 1819. Read more from February 25, 1799

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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