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Whaling Museum open daily 10am-5pm

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On This Day in Nantucket History

October 18, 1816Read more from October 18, 1816

Sixteen-year-old David Whippey left Nantucket onboard the whale ship Hero in bound as an apprentice for seven years. Read more from October 18, 1816

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