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Whaling History & Maritime Museums

Long Island Has A Rich Maritime History

Dating back to the 1700s, settlers on Long Island made their livings and sometimes their fortunes from the bounty of the sea. Whaling and maritime heritage comes alive at area museum exhibits which include over 6,000 artifacts, a fully-equipped 19th century whale boat, scrimshaw artwork and more.

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